Once upon a time there was a high-ranking politician who did a media interview that would haunt him for the rest of his career.
The haunting was for one reason – because he didn't answer the critical central question, even though he was asked it repeatedly. . .
The interviewer ended up asking the politician the same question more than a dozen times in a row.
Each time it was asked, the politician did not answer it directly.
The interviewer received praise and awards for his technique and persistence.
The politician did not come off so well.
The politician was ambitious to get to the very top. He wanted to be Prime Minister of Britain.
But he never made it.
There were a number ...