Upon further thought, am I the only one who finds it sad that being adequate in your only debate is considered a really good thing? What happened to the good old American attempt to be great, with a reward only for achieving greatness?

It’s as if America is a tee-ball team that’s happy you just showed up to play and remembered to wear your uniform. Here’s a trophy for you, Miss Not-The-MVP.

The greatness concept probably died when Kellogg’s pulled Tony The Tiger off their Frosted Flakes commercials. Now the claim is, “They’re aaaaaaverage!”

More of my post-debate comments here.