Thursday, August 4, 2016

Letters to Secretary Clinton -- Give non-supporters positive reasons to vote for you ... #7

Last update: Friday 8/4/16
We may be entering a new phase in the election cycle. In previous months the noisy reactions to Mr. Trump's gaffes subsided as he shifted his offensive comments to new targets, then rose again in reaction to his next gaffes. But in the last week there has been a steady crescendo. 

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Letters to Secretary Clinton -- Resist the urge to become a papist ... #6

Last update: Tuesday 8/2/16
This morning the fallout from Mr. Trump’s grossly disrespectful comments about the dead Muslim hero and his parents continues to rile the media, stoked by what I regard as the grossly intemperate comments that President Obama made at a press conference while standing beside the leader of a foreign country. The President called upon the leadership of the Republican Party to renounce Mr. Trump as their party’s candidate. Please do not join him in this folly.

Monday, August 1, 2016

Letters to Secretary Clinton ... Private meetings with small groups ... #3, #4, and #5

Last update: Monday 8/1/16
At the Democratic Party Convention last week you said that you had been devoted to public service all of you life, but you always had problems with the “public” aspect of this service. Some of your closest associates have admitted to being baffled by your low trust ratings in the polls, saying that these ratings related to your public persona; but in private they had always found you to be a warm, caring person. This leads me to my third, fourth, and fifth pieces of unsolicited advice:

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Letters to Secretary Clinton ... Please ask your supporters to tone it down ... #2

Last update: Sunday 7/31/16
Dear Madame Secretary,

Here's my second piece of unsolicited advice. My first suggested that you tone down your rhetoric. My second is that you ask your supporters to do likewise, especially President Obama.

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Letters to Secretary Clinton ... Please tone it down ... #1

Last update: Saturday 30 July 2016
Dear Madame Secretary,

This is the first of a series of short notes that I will write from time to time that will offer my unsolicited advice as to how you can improve your chances of beating Mr. Trump in November.