Why So Many Candidates Who Can’t Win?

The reason we get so many candidates is because they can personally profit from running even if their candidacy hurts the race. The first question I ask myself when I hear of some relatively obscure candidate running is: “What does he know that I don’t know that makes him run?” I always assume that someone has done some numbers-crunching and demographic prognosticating that shows a reasonable chance that the candidate can affect the race or, if others take each other out, leave him as Read more […]

What Will You Undo For Me?

In his book titled “What I Saw in America,” G.K. Chesterton wrote the following: We are perpetually being told in the papers that what is wanted is a great man who will do things.  What is wanted is a great man who will undo things; and that will be a real test of greatness. These days, in my home State of Maryland, and probably in your home state as well, this is precisely what we need.  And we should follow Chesterton’s advice most especially in the upcoming elections. Our Maryland Read more […]