Why Words Matter

Words are like eggs dropped from great heights; you can no more call them back than ignore the mess they leave when they fall. -Jodi Picoult, Salem Falls If each of us, most particularly our political leaders, were to treat words as eggs, perhaps we wouldn’t...

Confident Enough to Win

Determining the outcome of an election is no more difficult than accessing which candidate is most comfortable in his or her own skin. Even with this knowledge, it is a spectacle each election as we witness the mind-blowing lengths candidates go through to make us...

The Politics of Capitulation

Capitulate: to surrender unconditionally or on stipulated terms; to give up resistance. When it comes to surrender, just the thought of it is chilling to a political leader on the campaign trail. Campaigns are the closest thing to war most operatives and candidates...