As everyone on earth must know by now, elections in the US are a little more than a month away. And every time I open an election pamphlet to read “position statements” and biographies I find myself wondering what kind of person would want to wade into the Extreme Fighting world of politics. I got one answer a few years ago from a radio news show.
Somewhere in the American Midwest — I think it was Kansas, and correct me if I’m wrong — there was this guy who couldn’t get a job anywhere. I mean anywhere. Even (or perhaps especially) after he’d mailed out over 400 resumes. And this was during a time when the stock market was going hog wild and small biz owners were so desperate for employees they had to resort to actually placing warped cardboard “Help Wanted” signs in their windows.... Read More