Under normal circumstances, a mistake like that doesn’t have a big blast radius, but this is campaign season.
When I meet someone new, I treat that conversation as an informal, internal race to find something I have in common with him/her.
Mistakes have been made on all sides, but the president of the United States of America is the president of every American, whether you like him/her or not. As Americans, we should not only want the president to succeed; we need the president to succeed.
Once a post is out there, it’s out there. I’ve seen “deleted” Tweets and Facebook posts appear in vetting reports for job applicants and in stories on cable news.
Recent news that Rep. Susan Brooks will conclude her service in the U.S. House of Representatives at the end of her fourth term has generated an incredible amount of buzz in Indiana political circles. One simple reason is that, because it’s the middle of summer in an off-cycle year with no statewide or federal elections, […]
Providing political theater is not an accomplishment.
Demonstrating grace in defeat is probably the most difficult thing any political candidate is ever asked to do—and some are never able to do it.
I will always believe that, in the history of humanity, no one has ever been upset by receiving a thank you note.
More than once we heard stories about Mexican cartels issuing bounties on individual Border Patrol agents.
We were able to be ‘for’ something without feeling like we had to be ‘against’ something or someone.
Political campaigns shouldn’t get a free pass on their tactics, nor should they automatically be condemned because they can be controversial.