Law makes long spokes of the short stakes of men.
Responsibility for overseeing the implementation of election law typically resides with partisan officials, many with public stakes in the election outcome.
To regret fully is to appreciate how high the stakes are in even the average human life; fully experienced, it turns our eyes, attentive and alert, to a future possibly lived better than our past.
You know, parenting is so personal. And we’re all afraid that we didn’t quite get it right. And it feels like the stakes are so high. By we – what if we made a mistake?
With the parties at virtual parity and the ideological gulf between them never greater, the stakes of majority control of Congress are extremely high.
The emotional stakes a memoirist bets with could not be higher, and it’s physically enervating. I nap on a daily basis like a cross-country trucker.