The Presidency by Hugh Sidey: Insulting Us with Insults

"And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but perceivest not the beam that is in thine own eye?"

There is a little religion from a noted practitioner that if invoked by Ronald Reagan and Walter Mondale would help relieve this ailing political campaign of some of its miseries before it is too late.

The wisdom was reported by Luke, the storytelling healer who became a first-rate campaigner of sorts himself some 2,000 years ago. Granted, that advice is a little strong for modern American political hyperbole, but then these times...

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