“dot dot dot” Syndrome

YOUNG KEN:  Geez, Dad, it’s a mess up there in Washington!  I don’t know why those guys don’t just show some courage, work together and get some stuff done!  Geez…

DAD:  So what are you going to do about it?  You should run for office.

Now, as a young man, I did not take his message to mean that he thought I would be a great politician.  I took his message to mean “How frustrated are you?  Frustrated enough to invest YOUR time and resources in a solution?”

From that interaction as a young adult, I developed a pet peeve. Continue reading ““dot dot dot” Syndrome”