Herbie Mann Comin' Home

Thursday, August 6, 2009

'Big Dog'

Bill Clinton impresses me, but he's never been a 'first choice', nor has (the valuable, talented, worthy) Hillary.

Yet what overwhelms me, what truly eclipses what people like to make of his ego, is:

How people make any world event involving political or diplomatic acts into a 'small-p', selfish-agenda, who's-outscoring-whom story.

Our statemanship has begun to show itself after 8 dismal, dangerous, stupid years. Why see it as a game to be scored?

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