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Keller @ Large: Praising Professional Politicians

It isn’t easy being a professional politician.


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As we approach the end of a tumultuous calendar year, I’m thankful.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/31/2012

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Lies, Damned Lies, And Statistics

Sowell’s column says “the fact that so many successful politicians are such shameless liars….is not only a reflection on them, it is also a reflection on us. When people want the impossible, only liars can satisfy them, and only in the short run.


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Keller @ Large: Political Talent Scouts Like Our Politicians

Folks across America don’t much like our driving or our growing stockpile of sports championships. But they sure do seem to like our politicians.



Are Politicians Really More Dishonest Than The Rest Of Us?

None of us is perfect, but should elected officials be held to a higher standard?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/23/2011

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Keller @ Large: Body Language Of Politicians

When it comes to politicians, it’s not always what they say that counts.


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Keller @ Large: Politicians Writing Memoirs

Jon Keller talks with David Bernstein from the Boston Phoenix about politicians writing memoirs.


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Keller @ Large: Narcissistic Boomer Pols

I do know this — we’re being governed by Baby Boomers, a generation of politicians whose self-esteem far outstrips any proof of their competence.


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Keller: How People Who Break The Law Still Get Support

Flaunting the law is something of a national pastime for all sorts of folks at all levels of our society.


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Keller: Why Pols Who Break The Law Get Re-Elected

Jon Keller looks into why politicians who break the law are still re-elected.