4 Reasons I Can Never Run For President (And How That Makes Me A Better Coach)
I have always been a political junkie. When I was fourteen years old, in 1992, I was absolutely obsessed with the Presidential elections - the fight between Bush, Sr. and Clinton. I watched political elections the way other kids watched football.
Don't get me wrong; I have my own political and philosophical ideas and ideals as anyone else has. There are causes I believe in. But I try to separate those things out from the reality of the political system, as it exists. What we have is a large game, a spectacle full of crazy characters who rarely, if ever, truly represent you and I in the truest sense.
In a very real way, most politicians are nothing like you or me. The experiences they had are nothing like the ones we had. They didn't make similar choices. They didn't make similar mistakes. And their ability to relate to us in fundamental human ways will always be less than optimal.
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