Many years ago, I was the “assistant to the assistant coach” of my son’s soccer team. One thing I often mentioned to the players and parents was this: play to win, learn to lose. In other words, the game would be about both striving and learning character. I’m thinking of that phrase as I awoke
I voted last Friday and thought I had successfully “moved on” from the election. Then, during my drives to various meetings this morning, I listened to a This American Life podcast on the future of the GOP (up top, or click here). It does a phenomenal deep dive into how the party has divided into two
I last night saw two interesting charts at FiveThirtyEight.com. The first shows how the electoral vote totals would look if only women voted. The second shows the outcome if only men voted. Wow. Full article here.
Here’s a very funny, and insightful, review of last night’s VP Debate. From The Daily Show and Trevor Noah: Trevor reacts to the vice-presidential debate. #VPDebate pic.twitter.com/QmOpNDGmGN — The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) October 5, 2016
I didn’t watch last night’s first Presidential debate. Instead, I this morning read some online summaries and watched the video highlights. And, I listened to the FiveThirtyEight.com podcast and read a really good article on post-debate “insta-polls” and how they correlate with more robust polling a few days later (article here). You may remember Nate Silver, who
I’m a parent. I’m not a perfect one, but I do try and remember to take it seriously. I know that you likely are becoming numb to this election cycle. But, I think the video below is very important, not because of a political message, but because of a parenting message.