Graydon Carter — American Journalist born on July 14, 1949,

Edward Graydon Carter is a Canadian-born American journalist and has served as the editor of Vanity Fair since 1992. He also co-founded, with Kurt Andersen and Tom Phillips, the satirical monthly magazine Spy in 1986... (wikipedia)

Arrogance, ignorance, and incompetence. Not a pretty cocktail of personality traits in the best of situations. No sirree. Not a pretty cocktail in an office-mate and not a pretty cocktail in a head of state. In fact, in a leader, it's a lethal cocktail.
Most of us have learned the hard way that there are very few things you can absolutely count on in life.
We admire elephants in part because they demonstrate what we consider the finest human traits: empathy, self-awareness, and social intelligence. But the way we treat them puts on display the very worst of human behavior.
A workday lunch that lasts as long as a transcontinental flight is an impossibility for all but the most pliant and footloose of food tourists. To get in the game, you need a thick wallet, an adventurous palate, and a whole lot of time.
I have always thought you could take the measure of a man by his sports manners - that is to say, the way in which he conducts himself on the playing field, or even over a game of chess or cards.

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