Qualifications for Office

Qualifications for Office

The game of politics is all about perception…the vast majority of which is of a false and fraudulent nature. In order to ascend to high political office one must be perceived as being capable and qualified. A good politician must be smooth and articulate. He must be adept at fostering an image of being competent, intelligent, and savvy in his ability to skillfully maneuver in the corrupt and compromised political arena. Image over substance is the name of the game. The successful politician must know …

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The Sham Called “Presidential Politics”

The Sham Called “Presidential Politics”

There is a new reality series that is rapidly becoming the most extensive and noteworthy of its genre. It is called “Presidential Politics” and it is entirely fitting and apropos that established reality TV star Donald Trump would be the marquee headliner of the burgeoning viewing phenomenon.

“Presidential Politics” is much like professional wrestling. The show is mercurial and entertaining. The characters are often flamboyant and larger than life. In the final analysis, however, the outcome has been predetermined. Throughout the production, the audience is treated …

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