Wednesday, October 03, 2012

I've been asked to blog about tonight's Presidential debate. The comments I make will be my own, I do not speak for our Small Business Chamber, which takes no position on issues or candidates.

You can watch my comments about the debate tonight just click on the link below:

I'll be scoring each of the 6 debate rounds tonight using the PERMA system described by Martin Seligman in his recent book Flourish (click here).  P is Positive Affect; E is Engagement (or flow); R is Relationships; M is Meaning (the big picture); and A is Accomplishment.

I'll also be looking for acknowledgement from each debater that it is not nearly so important who gets elected President as that it is vital that we have strong grassroots, a continual replenishing of new voters who take their job seriously, new volunteers, and new candidates for local office. A home run for me would be recognition of our Wonderful Colorado Caucus, our grassroots system for nominating to the primary ballot, the best chance the common person has for serving in elected public office. For more about our Colorado Caucus see