Sometimes Being Polite Pays Off


Maybe I’m old fashioned, but I always try my best to be polite to people no matter where I am. It’s how I want to be treated by my fellow citizens, and to me it’s important that my children are taught how to behave in polite society. I don’t care where we are – a checkout line at the store, a restaurant, or a drive-thru fast food joint – we always say “please” and “thank you.” We put aside whatever feelings we may have at any given moment because there are certain ways people are expected to act in public.

I have to say, I felt kind of vindicated when I read a piece at The New York Post about how hotel employees treat their guests. You’ll never guess who they’re nice to.

Most importantly, he says: When dealing with any member of the staff, be nice. Make eye contact. Remember names. Say “please” and “thank you.”

“There’s nothing better than giving someone a great stay just because you like them,” Tomsky says. “Kindness really does go a long way.”

Be sure to follow the link to page 3 where there is advice for the weary yet polite travelers.

Try as they might, the progressives cannot change human nature, just like they can’t change the laws of economics.