Frank Bruni: Choosing a college hits crossroads
Frank Bruni, New York Times
Posted: Sunday, January 19, 2014 12:00 am
Updated: 11:26 am, Tue Mar 25, 2014.
Politics boils down to three pronouns: I, you, we. The politician who has them in balance goes a long way.
From the “I” comes the lust for attention necessary to face all the cameras, hear all the clamoring, weather all the commentary. From the “I” comes the yearning to be celebrated and, because celebration often hinges on accomplishment, the drive to get things done. Personal glory and public good dovetail. What we call narcissism overlaps with what we call altruism, neither of which is as tidy as we make it out to be.
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Sunday, January 19, 2014 12:00 am.
Updated: 11:26 am.