On many of the important issues of our times, given my experience, convictions and views, I have some good answers, and can ask some of the important questions. True also for most who will read this, whether Republican, Democrat or neither.
On these same issues, there are answers I don't have at all, and crucial questions I wouldn't know to ask. This is also true for those who read this.
Simply put, we need each other. Despite our differences — or because of them. And we desperately need to listen to each other. Respectfully. And that means we also need desperately to speak to each other respectfully.