Set political disagreements aside for the holidays
When one golfing buddy of mine hits an especially bad shot — it’s not that uncommon — he sometimes slams his club to the ground in frustration and shouts, “If it weren’t so damned important!” We’re in between golf seasons where I live, but I think of him and that funny line often these days, when what should be the season of peace is now, we are told, frequently marred by arguments among family and friends over . . . politics.
Originally published: December 20, 2019
Author: Mitch Daniels
Institution: Purdue University
Published by: The Washington Post