For Candidates, It’s Time for Oratorical Contraception – NYTimes.com

For Candidates, It’s Time for Oratorical Contraception – NYTimes.com.

ELECTIONS routinely start with candidates’ pledging more debates than they’ll ever really consent to, committing to a positivity that sours faster than unrefrigerated milk and promising to listen as much as they talk, a congenital impossibility.

For the 2012 presidential race, I’d like them to make a different vow — and actually keep it.

How about everyone’s agreeing to shut up about their kids?

Read the full story here: The New York Times

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