Teaching Kids to Talk Pretty About Politics
We’re eating breakfast the morning after the US election. My daughter asks, who’s won. I say it’s still undecided.
“How can people be so dumb?” she replies.
“Don’t call them dumb,” I say.
“But you always do,” she says.
“I know,” I say, “but that’s wrong. I was angry. People vote for all kinds of reasons. There’s…