When the Tide Goes Out

tide goes outIf a rising tide lifts all boats, then the converse is also true.

And, watching the Republican debate last night, I couldn’t help but wonder at the refuse left behind when the tide of civility pulls away. Men in suits–adults all–left foundering in the mud, reaching down and throwing handfuls of muck at one another.

Is that really the best that they’ve got? Is this really the best we can do? Continue reading