Why Our Presidential Candidates Could Use a Sense of Humor

When did everybody become so humorless?

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In addition to acting as a balm in challenging times, comedy is used to highlight politicians’ authenticity and to shape the public’s view of them.” Michelle Boston

With a little humor, we might find common ground despite opposing points of view. Maybe we could engage in productive dialogue that didn’t deteriorate into sarcastic tweets. We might even come to believe that one side was never always right or always wrong.

After all, it’s hard to be angry when you’re laughing.

(Presidential quotes compiled by Brandon Specktor in 19 Times the President was the Funniest Person in America and Presidential Wit and Wisdom in liveabout.com)

Writer, editor, publisher, journalist, author, columnist, believer in enjoying my journey and helping other people enjoy theirs. bknicholson@att.net

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