Clearly I did this late in the day and I was tired and distracted.
Clearly, sonic astrologers taking on this assignment get a single-song mulligan.
"The agenda-setting effect is what we are talking about. The ability of a candidate not to tell people how to feel about an issue, but which issue they should focus on — that is the struggle of most modern campaign managers. Campaigns have been much more successful at shifting people's attentions to different issues rather than shifting people's positions."
A quote from University of Michigan at Ann Arbor political psychologist Nicholas A. Valentino in Shankar Vedantam's Washington Post article "In Politics, Aim for the Heart, Not the Head"
What's your favorite vacation destination?
I've been to five cities more than once in the last six or seven years. thinks hard Yup. Austin (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006), Los Angeles (2004, 2005), New York (2001, 2005), Seattle (2000, 2002, 2006) and Vancouver (2005, 2006). One-offs have been Santa Fe (2004), Las Vegas (2005), New Orleans (2003), Portland (2000), Santa Barbara (2005) and Washington, D.C. (2002).
Almost all have been very special, but Austin has been tops so far.
Places I've spent far too little time visiting? Baltimore, Cleveland, Cheyenne, Detroit, Denver, El Paso, Louisville, Madison, Memphis, Milwaukee, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, Tampa/St. Petersburg and Toronto
Places I've never been? Maybe Anchorage, Boise, Boston,
Chicago, Durham, Grand Rapids, Honolulu, Indianapolis, Jackson, Kansas City,
Miami, Minneapolis, St. Louis, San Diego, Savannah or Spokane.
What's your favorite foreign accent?
Anyone who speaks English and wasn't born in England.
How many languages can you speak? Which languages can you read or understand?
Boston Globe: "Humans and animals alike, regardless of race or species,
talk about the same things every day. That is sex, real
estate, who's boss, and what's for dinner."