Individuals from the millennial generation will take over as policymakers, as heads of our institutions, as elected officials and as representatives of the private sector. And with power comes the responsibility of addressing the discrepancies we see in our systems today.
From Paris, no coffee this time, but I did manage to stay up to watch the second presidential debate, beginning at 3 a.m. Unlike the first one watched in Amsterdam, the president was alert, prepared and seemed to leave Romney mystified at moments.
Shading the truth is one thing; Politicians of all stripes do that all the time. But Ryan's speech to the Republican faithful on Wednesday night abused truth so often and so shamelessly that even some mainstream media voices took notice in their post-speech coverage.