Former South African President Nelson Mandela died at age 95 on Thursday, and the world quickly took to popular social medias sites to mourn the passing of the South African leader.
Other ballclubs may stake the claim to “America’s team,” but when it comes to the nation’s political class, it’s the Washington Nationals in a landslide.
Police and politicians across the U.S. are pointing to the example of surveillance video that was used to help identify the Boston Marathon bombing suspects as a reason to get more electronic eyes on their streets.
Any good politician knows the importance of finding common ground with a local audience. It’s Speechmaking 101, whether accomplished through strategic praise for sports teams, cultural treasures or local figures.