Image owned by Hunter Nash (Carl Cervini). Quote from

Image owned by Hunter Nash (Carl Cervini). Quote from “:The Second Coming” by William Butler Yeats

If you pay moderate attention to world events, unless you have been comatose or have the cognitive capacity of a bowl of soup you are no doubt aware that Republicans held their first primary debate(s) to choose the party’s candidate for the 2016 Presidential campaign last week.

As the reader is no doubt aware, roughly 16% of households – over 24 million people – watched the prime time debate, the largest audience ever for a non-sporting event on cable television.¹

Given the viewer volume, one must conclude that folks were expecting something…well…different…than what had come before. Given the reaction online and as reported by the media, it is obvious that we got something very different.

Thank you, Donald.

Donald Trump’s candidacy was – clearly and unequivocally – the debate…ummm…trump card. Read the rest of this entry »

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from “The Second Coming” by William Butler Yeats

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Image via Flikr and is owned by Gage Skidmore

Donald, I wish I could look beyond your loose mouth, your impulsiveness, and your short fuse, but I can’t. They were fun, attractive, exciting and very different from what I had come to expect from politicians. Your latest comments went too far, however, old friend.  You have shown a crass inability to know that, as in business, there is an art to being a Commander-In-chief. The two arts are very, very different, though.

This is a campaign to decide who will be my next President, it is not a reality show and it is not your next ‘Deal’. Do you understand the difference? Read the rest of this entry »