Sunday, November 13, 2011
Honesty vs Presentation
Would you rather have a candidate that answers questions in a debate honestly or gives answers that are based solely on presentation value? Would you rather have a candidate stand in front of the cameras and speak to a subject in vague generalities (Washington speak) or would you rather hear a candidate admit that the subject is not something that he / she is an expert in? Personally, I am tired of "fake" expertise, and politically "safe" answers. I find it refreshing when a candidate gives yes or no answers and does not pretend to be all knowing. Part of Chris Christie's appeal was his ability to give blunt yes or no answers to questions. If you listen to the talking heads in the MSM "perception" is more important than substance. I thought part of the Tea Party movement was to move away from politics as usual and inject real, honest, and direct thought and answers to our Republic's problems.