Leaders are leaders by acting as extensions of our better selves. In the wake of Friday’s massacre at a mosque in New Zealand, we feel an immediate powerlessness to express our grief.
Leaders console us by consoling others.
Here’s 56 seconds of what that looks like as a reminder that there is still a role for humanity in politics.
About the blogger
Bob Collins was with Minnesota Public Radio from 1992-2019. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.