Heaven help us if the gauge of presidential success is how he does in a public opinion poll from Tuesday to Friday. That'll get him on Mount Rushmore for sure.
Polls reflect public opinion, and that opinion is based on what they're presented. And public opinion isn't always right. Feed the public garbage, and they'll spit out garbage when you ask them. Public opinion has been wrong way too many times in history.
For example, when Democratic governor Orval Faubus mobilized the Arkansas National Guard in 1957 to try to stop school integration after the "Brown v. Board of Education" decision, it was Republican President Eisenhower that federalized the Guard and sent in the Army to get the black students to school.
In an interview with Mike Wallace on Sept 15th, 1957, Faubus referenced a scientific poll that showed that 82 percent of the population of Little Rock agreed with him. That doesn't mean he was right.
We all take every precaution when we are hunting and harvesting our animal. Well, what about after the animal is down? Do we know what has happened to that animal over it's lifetime? The following is an example of why we should be careful when we cut.
2 years ago, my father shot a nice 8 point on opening morning of the rifle season in Vermont. It was a beautiful, 2 1/2 year old deer, looked really healthy and moved normally. When my father went to skin it for...