The Buchtelite

The Slow, Painful Death of Decency in Politics

By David Trujillo, dlt61@zips.uakron.edu

October 5, 2016

In 1992, George H. W. Bush got hammered by the news media and general public for checking his watch while at one of the Presidential debates. Acting like he wanted the event to be over was considered rude, and unbecoming. Fast-forward to 2016. While Barack Obama delivers a powerful and moving eulogy for ...