We are about to have the first Supreme Court nomination by the current administration. As a campaign strategy, President Biden announced in advance the gender and race of his first nominee. As a political strategy, senators are announcing in advance their opposition or support.
“Field of Dreams,” a movie adapted from the book “Shoeless Joe,” refers to a young man who made it to the big time but saw his career end in disappointment. After reading this retelling of Joe’s story, you may agree that the lessons that particular Joe learned may be instructive, even in national politics, today.