Sunday with Ferris
Back Channels serves up a healthy dose of manners this week:
If one cannot be civil about health care, imagine what will happen when the debate shifts to immigration!
However, if Miss Manners’ word doesn’t suffice, consider another authority. The etiquette model followed by George Washington should be appreciated both by protesters who are inspired by the founders and first principles, and by those who, regardless of faction, work in the city that bears the great man’s name.
As a youth, our first president copied the “Rules of Civility & Decent Behaviour in Company and Conversation.” As a man, he lived them.
My philosophy is more streamlined - skewer them with a smile