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Herding Cats

“Organizing Democrats is like herding cats.” The first time I remember hearing the cat herding idiom was when I was a volunteer at the Robert Kennedy for President campaign way back in 1968. The state organizing manager explained his prior … Continue reading

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Feeling Cranky

One of the Ancient Roman superstitions concerned getting up on the wrong side of the bed. The left side was inauspicious and the right side was auspicious. If an ancient Roman citizen climbed out of his bed on the left, … Continue reading

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