1,000 Words: Moments of decency

Conditioned as we are by a three-year presidential campaign season that has intended to destroy whatever is still united in the states, there’s a good reason why the rational among us took note of this picture this weekend.

First lady Michelle Obama hugs former President George W. Bush during the dedication ceremony for the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Here’s another worth considering: It’s the last line of the Star Tribune’s story today looking at the Senate race in Edina between incumbent David Hann and challenger Steve Cwodzinski.

“We’re just two regular people that want to serve the public, that’s all,” Cwodzinski said. “I just think I could do a better job.”

We take our decency where we can find it.