Presidential Candidates…as Baseball Teams!

Like many civic-minded Americans last night, I was watching the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates debate on stage in Nevada. Also like many Americans, I was only half listening, spending most of the debate scrolling through Twitter rather than analyzing the rhetorical takedowns and theoretical government policy. (And, really, how many times do we need to... Continue Reading →

Hello, Friends

That's how CBS sportscaster Jim Nantz begins all of his broadcasts. "Hello, friends." It's a reassurance, welcoming listeners to pop in, stay a while, put your feet up, grab a cold one from the fridge, and join the festivities. Jim Nantz has never called a baseball game, but that trademark of welcoming listeners in as... Continue Reading →

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