gee, i didn't watch that "punch and judy" debate. that last question from the audience provided an opportunity for each candidate to rise above the fray and give the other a sincere compliment. too bad, too sad that neither adolescent could do that. i do feel trump did better on that count. hillary chose to compliment not donald, but his daughter then quickly turned to self-adoration as a caring mother and grandmother and on to self promotion
"The point I’m struggling to make, here at the brink of the 2016 election, is that our future is the newborn we hold in our arms, vulnerable and dependent on us and deserving the best. I quiet my own certainties as I think about this and acknowledge that what I don’t know is infinitely greater than what I do know, or think I do.
And the mark I will make on my ballot is so much smaller than the pledge I make right now, to work for — to nurture — peace no matter who is elected."--Robert Koehler
i sense your concern, bob. i wish more among our species could get off the high horse and realize, "that what I don’t know is infinitely greater than what I do know." i remain convinced that as long as this corrupted hierarchy remains our votes only serve to promote the status quo. but, what do i know?