Monthly Archives: October 2016

Fair’s Fair

What goes around comes around. People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. What’s sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander – whatever that means. Fair is fair. Karma’s a bitch. Crime doesn’t pay. It all comes … Continue reading

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A Difficult Election Made Harder

This was always going to be a difficult election. Hillary Clinton is too clever by half, if not devious – or she’s careful and cautious, weighing risks and rewards at all times in all things, because she knows exactly how … Continue reading

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Surprised by Nothing

Finally, the big October Surprise – the FBI had discovered the emails where Hillary Clinton had discussed with her staff how they’d all work together to cover up the fact she had ordered the death of our ambassador and those … Continue reading

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Diagnosis Trump

Think of the American electorate as one large collective psychiatrist and the election as an exercise in differential diagnosis. Each candidate presents symptoms – some call that campaigning. The “psychiatrist” has to decide whether they’re quite mad, or quite sane. … Continue reading

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The Useless Win

It’s not even Halloween yet and everyone seems to have decided the November election is over. Everyone reads the polls. Trump has never led in those, ever – save for a few outliers now and then, months ago – and … Continue reading

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When Nothing Sticks to the Wall

Back in the mid-eighties, in the aerospace years, those of us in Training and Organizational Development – whatever that was – often “facilitated” brainstorming sessions, and those had strict rules. Anyone could shout out any idea, no matter how wild, … Continue reading

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The Desperate Days

Perhaps the last two weeks of all presidential campaigns get a bit strange, but this year, with one of the candidates being a complete novice – he’s never run for office before and doesn’t seem much interested in public policy, … Continue reading

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