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We need to move forward. Here are my first thoughts.

Listen to me. This is important. Trump won. We don’t know how; we don’t know why. Somewhere inside we thought his candidacy was just a dangerous game. But we were wrong. And in being wrong, we came to realize, for the first time in most of our lives, that politics is far more than just a great game played inside the imperfect but safe bowl of democracy. It is the organizing principle of human affairs, and without a sound political […]

Why your responses sometimes are not getting through

You would not believe the garbage that gets dumped into the “comments” section of a blog. There are messages in Russian and Chinese that run to several thousand words, tons of posts trying to get me to buy NFL jerseys or Michael Jordan shoes, gobbledygook that puts key words into unintelligible phrases for reasons I can’t understand, and streams of generic computer-generated comments claiming to love the post but actually having no reference to the post while trying to get […]