Every time there's supposedly big news on the campaign trail, I fear acid reflux.
What accusations will some fine politician toss at another fine politician in order to sway my stomach -- and thereby my vote?
What ridiculous, illegitimate assertion will be barked by one politician that will spur an opponent to retweet, regurgitate, or resign?
I had always thought politics a grubby business, one in which the energy behind the lie is even more important than the lie itself.
And yet, some esteemed figures believe that the level of political discourse has been brought even lower by technology.… Read more