The Difference Between a Politician and a Statesman

There has been a lot of talk among GOP hopefuls about the dangers of “career politicians.” Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina are just the most recent to claim that they are more qualified or trustworthy because they are not politicians. This may be similar to the proleptic Heinz ketchup ad campaign which attempted to put a positive spin on how frustrating it was to use Heinz ketchup. Wannabe politicians without political experience have to defuse that lack of experience somehow. This is one Read more […]