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My son’s perspective on the Obama/Romney debate

Monday, October 15, 2012

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After the first Obama/Romney debate I wrote a piece for CSBJ arguing that Obama lost the debate big time, and that his sorry performance might cost him the presidency. My son Sam, an organic farmer in central Maine, didn’t agree. Here are some excerpts from our email exchange. If after reading them you think that […]

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Bennet’s commencement speech

Monday, May 18, 2009

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No, I didn’t actually suffer through Sen. Michael Bennet’s commencement speech at Colorado College – I tend to subscribe to a corollary of Noel Coward’s famous axiom “television is not to watch, but to appear on.”  Similarly speeches are not to listen to, but to deliver. But Bennet’s office released the text after he’d given […]

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