Donald Trump shows grace under pressure

On Monday, immediately after President Trump started his press briefing, Secret Service agents suddenly appeared and hustled him away.  It turned out that there had been a shooting so near the White House that the Secret Service believed the president to be at risk.  After the danger had passed, President Trump went right back to the press conference, dismissing even the possibility that he might be shaken.  By comparison, his opponent in the presidential race refuses to come out of the basement even to accept his nomination. As every parent knows, if something bad happens, the last thing you want to do is panic in front of young children.  After all, they are looking to you for emotional guidance.  The same is true for a nation's leader.  As our children do with us, we look to him (or her) to know whether we should be worried. Additionally, when there's a crisis, we grade a leader's performance — can...(Read Full Post)
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