This continues to be an election year like no other. None of the typical rules apply, pollsters are scrambling and pundits are fumbling. But there is one thing that has remained constant. Politicians know they can't win without women voters.
When you are 70 years old, you are bound to have some medical problems, so I am not sure why the media and the public is making a hoopla about the medical histories of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Narcissism: It's the term we love to throw at the larger-than-life public figures who seem to want nothing but nonstop attention and the center of the 24-hour media cycle. Politicians are particularly good targets for the narcissism label.
Like many of you, I am worried about the state of our country in light of this insufferable political season. I know, politics is such a taboo topic for many, because it can bring out our deepest fears and greatest passions.
With nearly a quarter of all Americans religiously unaffiliated and a large section of this group explicitly nontheist, candidates would be well-served by appealing to this community. But how can they attract the support of this large and growing demographic?
While mostly ignored by the media (and almost completely ignored in the debates), the issue is going to become a lot more important in the general election, as many states will have recreational legalization ballot initiatives to vote on.