Monthly Archives: October 2016

Political Strategies of Slippery Criteria and Strategic Ambiguity Used by James Comey Against Clinton

In The Secret Handshake and my other work, I’ve written about political strategies used to derail the careers of people. One such strategy is applying “slippery criteria.” Here, what is held against one person to make him or her appear … Continue reading

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First You’re Sickened; Then You’re Angry

Michelle Obama explained from her heart with exceptional eloquence that there is no excuse for the behavior of a presidential candidate who demeans and harasses women. I’m somewhat older than Michelle and my sickened feeling has turned to anger. I’m … Continue reading

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You Don’t Need a Daughter to be Sickened by Donald Trump

President Barack Obama and Frank Bruni’s opinion piece in The New York Times┬áremind us that we don’t need to be parents of girls or have a wife to know what’s not acceptable — what pulls all of us down. ┬áBruni … Continue reading

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That Sick Feeling in Every Woman’s Stomach

Today you may have a sick feeling in the pit of your stomach courtesy of Donald Trump’s comments about women revealed this week. Perhaps you’re a woman who has wanted to believe that people who demean women and talk about … Continue reading

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The Authoritarian Candidate Contradicts With Ease

It boggles the mind to listen to CNN reporters tell us that Mike Pence “won” the vice presidential debate on style. Since when is style more important than substance? They drew this conclusion despite the fact that their own focus … Continue reading

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