Street smarts are far more important than academics.
NewsRealBlog did an interview with the front runner, depending on what poll you view, for the California Republican Senate nomination, Tom Campbell. The other two Senatorial candidates were asked to participate but could not find the time for an interview. It was very refreshing to hear Tom Campbell concentrate on his views and opinions [...]
The desire for a world that is fundamentally different from the one we have been given was the precise hubris I had found troubling in the radical cause. As Lew had written, revolutionaries and redeemers “put a romantic overlay over life;…they [played] on the most ancient of all human impulses, the desire to cover over [...]
The Republican presidential nominee, an Arizona senator, was a maverick, which was part of his charm. He spoke and acted impulsively, which was part of his problem. Voters thought his entertaining dimensions might be incompatible with presidential responsibilities. For example, he selected a running mate most Americans had never heard of and who had negligible [...]