This column was published on February 12 on UPI’s Religion and Spirituality Forum.
Last month, in Davos, Switzerland, at the World Economic Forum, Senator John Kerry royally ticked off a lot of Americans, particularly those who are a little more red around the state, when he criticized US foreign policy.
The story caught my attention because by the time this column is published, I’ll be in Switzerland myself, and while nothing I say in Switzerland will make the news, still the response to Kerry’s comments raises an important question for the American abroad: to what extent should a person refrain from criticizing his or her country while traveling? Continue reading →
At the height of the electioneering season, in the cafeteria of my daughter’s school in East San Jose, something remarkable transpired: two people running for the same political office were kind to one another.