When you are the parent of a diabetic, you're forced to cohabitate with a beast that threatens to devour your child at any moment.You can't kick it out. You can't kill it. You can only hope to appease it.
I am a strong supporter of Hillary Clinton for president, but here is my warning to her: American voters don't want to be sold a "new Hillary," which is reminiscent of an earlier politician whose handlers invented the term "new Nixon."
Awful leaders make uninformed decisions, are as transparent as mud, are unrelatable, and they waver. As a leader, how do you explain to your people; your customers, employees, your tribe, that you have a view of something that they are not privy to?
We will remember the 2,977 people from more than 90 nations who were killed as a result of the horrific terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. More than 400 of them were people who responded first to the attacks.
Whatever love meant for them, Jack and Jacqueline Kennedy did love one another. In death, she gave him the greatest gift a widow can -- she created a legend, Camelot. We know better. And yet the legend endures.
This Thanksgiving, I want to thank those Democrats from moderate districts who voted to do what they thought was right for the country, even though they knew there might be negative short-term political consequences.