Miss America Drama

Is it a beauty pageant or a political debate? I sort of like these questions as it reveals a thoughtful character. What I dislike is that a politically correct sound bite must be given in place of a thoughtful, nuanced answer if the contestant wants to remain in contention. With years of preparation on the line, contestants literally can’t afford to tell the truth.

9/11 Remembrance Day

16 years ago we belatedly recognized the Taliban as the enemy of truth, justice, and the American Way. The fact that they are an enemy is not in itself a reason for war. It’s the attack that justified and required retaliation. #fb