The thing I love about politics and sports is that there is an end goal - winning - and there are indeed winners and losers.
I grew up in Carville, Louisiana.
When I was a little bitty boy, I was a fan of boxing. But in Louisiana, it's football, football, football, and then everything else.
This idea that somehow or another, every idea on its face, because it's an idea, has some validity is ludicrous.
I knew that manual labor wasn't the career for me.
As Mike Tyson says, everybody has a plan until they get hit in the mouth. The one thing we know about American presidential politics is you're going to get hit in the mouth.
I always find it offensive when people say God showers riches on you if you're good.
When I was a kid and L.S.U. lost, you didn't read the papers until, like, Thursday.
The case could be made that Rick Perry is the worst debater to ever run for president.
But I'd rather not predict. I'd rather affect.
I love to walk into places and have what I think is, like, the prettiest, smartest wife in town. I kind of enjoy that.
Right-wingers don't want public education to succeed.
I'm not sure the people who are voting for Trump want to be pulled together with the people who are voting for Clinton and vice versa.
Sometimes the right thing gets done for the wrong reason and sometimes, unfortunately, the wrong thing gets done for the right reason.
Politics has become the great spectator sport of the United States.
We should not run away from religious teachings. We should run to them.