Back in the ’90s, when I was the captain of my own cubicle in the depths of corporate America, it was mandatory that my away message on the telephone answering system announced my status and direction so as to avoid any confusion my business comrades might encounter. If memory serves, my standard message was a delaying tactic that assured many fun hours of telephone tag to flatten the productivity curve. It went something like:
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You have reached the office of [me]. I’ve just stepped out on a special assignment but can be expected to return momentarily. Please leave a clear message stating your full name, date, time, call-back number, and the detailed purpose of this contact. I will immediately respond when I return. Your call is very important to me.
I read a Trump supporter suggesting that Donald Trump wasn’t as bad as Adolf Hitler.
What a defense!
The Trump name will now and forever be compared to Adolf Hitler. I believe this will severely devalue the Trump brand, reducing the Trump fortune to about a buck ninety-eight.
I’m sure Melania will help the old man move into a used mobile home in Florida so they can live out their retirement blaming others and whining about how unfair life is.
Assuming, of course, that he’s not in the slam doing twenty to life.
Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor under Bill Clinton, still has a lot of friends in Washington on both sides of the aisle. He recently took a trip back to the capitol city and tweeted his spot-on accurate assessment of the nation and the administration.
1. Washington is more divided, angry, bewildered, and fearful — than I’ve ever seen it.
2. The angry divisions aren’t just Democrats versus Republicans. Rancor is also exploding inside the Republican Party.
3. Republicans (and their patrons in big business) no longer believe Trump will give them cover to do what they want to do. They’re becoming afraid Trump is genuinely nuts, and he’ll pull the party down with him.
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