Hillary Clinton, the Media, and the “Optics” of Untrustworthiness

“Hey Cassie, I want to ask you a question. Do you think ‘honest’ and ‘straightforward’ mean the same thing?”

My 17-year-old daughter, whose favorite subject is not English, didn’t hesitate. “Totally different. Honest means telling the truth. Straightforward means you are blunt. You can lie in a blunt way.” Thank you, Cassie. Sure wish you had written the questions for the NBC/Wall Street Journal Presidential Survey. item about? What makes it interesting? Write a catchy description to grab your audience’s attention…