Political Forgiveness

John Edwards

Tomorrow's Super Tuesday election got me thinking about how I sometimes take politician’s failings personally. In the fall of 1987, I had an awesome, trophy-winning speech about politics and deception of the American public. This speech was centered around the hubris of Gary Hart, daring the press to follow him because he wasn’t a womanizer.… Continue reading Political Forgiveness

Implausible Deniability

I remember watching the Iran Contra hearings as they unfolded. (Wow - I remember a lot of political stuff from growing up: 1980s election, Poland under martial law!)  It was quite educational in terms of what our government is capable of.   It also taught me a new term: Plausible Deniability. The idea of building… Continue reading Implausible Deniability