Category: Politics

Political Rambling

   With the rise of the Internet, and particularly Social Media, it’s difficult to avoid what I call the “soundbite syndrome”, the tendency to “discuss” issues in brief flurries of a sentence or two. Events seem to come at us so quickly as to be overwhelming. Before we can thoroughly marshal our thoughts on one issue, we find three more clamoring for our attention. I sometimes try to take a step back and get a long view of the situation. This is one such attempt.
Continue reading