1960: Part II
In case you haven’t heard, Barack Obama and John McCain are running for President. Both candidates are good, decent, honest Americans. It’s anyone’s guess who will become the next President of the United States of America, but as of this writing Obama has a lead in most polls and match-ups. I try to take a moderate approach to most things political, but I’m only human, and have personal...
Picture for a minute, the Eiffel tower. For those who know their history, you’ll recall that the Eiffel tower was built as the centerpiece to the World’s Fair of 1889. While it was originally criticized as an eyesore, and scheduled for deconstruction in 1909, it grew on the city of Paris into the cultural icon we all know. Compare the example I’ve just given, with the most well known and received...
GOP feared DOA
Catchy title, eh? That took all of 5 seconds to come up with, given the lamentations of current Republicans and analysis from political commentators. But I would like to set aside the griping and focus on explaining how the Republican Party can re-brand itself and avoid disaster. And perhaps these terms are too modest. The Republican Party is having an identity crisis, primal in nature. Beyond a...