US Politics

The Grapes of Wrath Or Where Have all the Liberals Gone?

The Grapes of Wrath Or Where Have all the Liberals Gone?

As a concept, balance is fundamental to just about every aspect of our lives.  We strive to keep everything in balance, our checkbook, our work-life relationship, our national budget.  It’s all about working to achieve Aristotle’s Golden Mean or following the Goldilocks Theory – not too much, not too little, just right.  And when things are out of balance, we feel it.  Something’s not right and we have to fix it. 

The Scorpion and the Frog

The Scorpion and the Frog

We are watching a version of this play out in real time with the allegations of Russian meddling in the recent U.S.  presidential election.  While there is little doubt there was meddling, it is highly unlikely the Russians were trying to affect the election's outcome.