I wrote this two years ago, during the mid-term elections. It feels more relevant in this, even uglier (how is that possible?), election year.
The lessons, I think, remain the same:
It’s a little over a week now to the mid-term elections here in the United States.
I am, by training, background, and nature, a die-hard political junkie – following the very latest polls with a super-abundant interest and a (mostly) unabashed partisanship. The names of the incumbents and the challengers in each of the contested US Senate races around the country flow ever so easily from my lips