POLITICS

The Paradox of the Likable Candidate

The problem with electing likable liars, grifters, and celebrities is that we’ve ensured that we end up with unqualified conmen

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I’ve always been interested in politics, but I’ve never been political. I’ve been told many times that I should run for public office, which, let’s be…

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David Todd McCarty

David Todd McCarty

Writer, Director, and Journalist with an interest in politics, culture, media, psychology, and garden gnomes. Top Writer in Culture, Politics, History, Science.