“Elections are rigged,” one of my students said — echoing a word used by Donald Trump, whom she probably would not vote for.
My instinct was to disagree, but on reflection I came to the conclusion that “rigged” is too strong a word, but she has a point.
In several ways, our system makes some…
Presidential candidate Donald Trump reminds me of a county commissioner whom I couldn’t resist quoting.
Jerry Steele was a member of the Monroe County Commission when I was editor of the Monroeville newspaper. Commission meetings were usually short and dull (possibly because the decisions had already been made behind closed doors), but Commissioner Steele would…