Fall is upon us once again, and as happens every four years, election season is once again upon us too. Like an albatross around a sailor’s neck, the Presidential election is a bad omen, a portent to the troubled times that are upon us, a beacon signaling the troubled times still likely to come. And I’m an optimist. In this economy, it’s tough to be an optimist, unless you’re a politician.
So here we are, faced with both the snow and the cold that will befall us in the coming months, and faced with the endless promises that the suitors of the highest office in the land will soon rain down upon us. The Presidential election in this country has sadly devolved into nothing more than a mudslinging pro wrestling match, wherein all candidates belittle each other, insult each other and point fingers at each other so we can decide … Read More