When it comes to choosing a president, dancing ability typically isn’t very high on a voter’s list of criteria (presumably falling somewhere below “compassion and empathy” and “not going bankrupt in the casino business”). But perhaps it should be.

Dancing, after all, isn’t just about dancing. It’s not even about dancing well, necessarily; there are plenty of politicians who are extremely dorky dancers. But dancing requires a certain level of abandon, the ability to get out of your own head and risk making a fool of yourself. It requires a healthy sense of humor, and the ability to tap into your emotions. It requires a genuine desire to connect with others. It requires vulnerability. Those are leadership skills.

So: Can Donald Trump dance?

Last night in Florida. pic.twitter.com/uuiRvEx3Ox

— Ami Magazine (@Ami_Magazine) October 13, 2020

What is truly remarkable about this video — shot on Monday, at Trump’s first campaign rally since contracting COVID-19 — is that there is a dance for this song and Trump is not doing it. Everybody knows how to dance to the YMCA. Infants can do it. Trump didn’t need to reinvent the wheel here: he simply needed to make the universal …read more

Source:: The Week – Politics


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