Presidential debate hangover

As we look around the room and clean up the mess left by our first presidential debate, the events of Monday night conjure reflection. It must be remembered that politics is simply the institutional personification of a set of values. These values, in an ideal world, are translated into public policy. We have an upcoming national election. Perhaps the most important election in generations. On Monday we had our first opportunity to hear the two main candidates duke it out. My only response: my head hurts. The Lester Holt orchestrated…

The CNN-Democratic debate was a media love-fest

Tuesday’s debate between Democratic presidential candidates showcased the inherent difficulties this next presidential election will face. Similar to the last two elections and the current Obama Administration receiving a mainstream media pass on almost every difficult issue or controversial decision, so this Democratic election cycle began with a left-leaning media love-fest. Proof once more that our media is in bed with liberalism and all its proponents while conservatives will all have a target on their backs when crunch time comes. Rhetoric flies high in these debates, but the far leaning,…