What a great quote from Mattis: "If you haven’t read hundreds of books, you are functionally illiterate, and you will be incompetent, because your personal experiences alone aren’t broad enough to sustain you.”
“If you haven’t read hundreds of books, you are functionally illiterate, and you will be incompetent, because your personal experiences alone aren’t broad enough to sustain you,” Mattis and West write.
Like Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic, David Brooks thinks "it would be proper for Mattis to end his silence about Trump before the next election."
“If you haven’t read hundreds of books, you are functionally illiterate, and you will be incompetent, because your personal experiences alone aren’t broad enough to sustain you,” —Jim Mattis
“Mattis is a man who is intensely loyal to others and attracts loyalty among those around him. Trump is disloyal to others and attracts disloyalty in return.”
Deep in column on Jim Mattis is this gem from the general: “If you haven’t read hundreds of books, you are functionally illiterate, and you will be incompetent, because your personal experiences alone aren’t broad enough to sustain you.”
“Love is a motivational state. It propels you.” David Brooks via ⁦
"Trump is a man who has been progressively hollowed out by the acid of his own self-regard." ~
The Man Trump Wishes He Were
“If you haven’t read hundreds of books, you are functionally illiterate, and you will be incompetent, because your personal experiences alone aren’t broad enough to sustain you,” Mattis and West write.
Many yearn for Sec. Mattis to renounce Trump, an act at odds with his character. But he did tell me on that if he believed a candidate to be unfit to be POTUS he would say so. Publicly. Before the election.