Election 2016, The Death of The American Presidency

Ever since the election results came in two weeks ago, I’ve been attempting to accurately articulate my reaction. Thinking back over the highlights from the daily news cycles since the election and quickly scanning today’s news while attempting to finally articulate my reaction, the title of this article emerged. In all aspects, my reaction and … More Election 2016, The Death of The American Presidency

On The Folly of Politics, Elections and Human Conceit

In reflecting on the electoral map in its current form, the political landscape is, quite literally, changing its color, the candidates vying for the “hotly contested” red or blue states and which state will ultimately be tallied in their respective column, I couldn’t help but recall that famous excerpt from Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot: … More On The Folly of Politics, Elections and Human Conceit