Well, because I've got this blog, see--the one that persists-- and it had become a bit of a habit, and then with Entrecard and BlogExplosion and other similar great things, there are even readers of the blog sometimes. An audience.
Besides; it's much fairer to my Facebook Friends and even my actual friends, to blather on on whatever soapbox I'm on at the moment to perfect strangers who've come to expect, and precisely to read these
There. I wrote something.
Now back to spouting off--
- The weather's been great here! (Thanks? Climate change!) I'm a newbie and proud to say (as of today) I've run 30 miles outside this month.
- Which is sadder, that Rep. Barney Frank embodied any hope there was for a return to civil service and policymaking on the Hill, or that he too is getting out?
- I have not watched any of the Republican Presidential Candidate debates. Not just because there are too many. Not just because they're not debates. It's mostly because the debates foment the notion that some of these people should be seriously considered as prospective leader of The United States, when they're really just about generating swill to feed the ravenous infotainment industry.
that and the cuteness
But he succumbed, alas, to the delusion that his political ambitions would be unhindered by his extramarital dalliances. Silly man. Sexual scandal is to the infotainment industry what conspicuous consumption is to a capitalist economy.
The one at the helm of policymaking and enforcement in these critical times should have the integrity of Bernie Sanders or Brooksley Born, the forthrightness of Elizabeth Warren, the work ethic of Sheila Bair and Eliot Spitzer, the political instincts of Bill Clinton, the charisma of Barack Obama and the courage to lead, like... Ronald Reagan of Lyndon Johnson
(When, exactly, will pigs fly?)SHORT OF ALL THAT--how about campaign finance reform?
And here were are again. No matter what I start to write, this is where I end--and that's not fair to YOU!