In the wise words of Abraham Lincoln, “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”
I am struck by the blatant absence of character displayed by some political leaders today. Their insatiable desire for power causes them to engage in whatever tactics they deem necessary to advance their party and position. They misrepresent facts and shamefully smear their opponents in order to manipulate the American people. These politicians do not want to solve problems. Rather they want to use problems as a weapon against their political enemies.
Our founders fought a revolution in order to take power from the government and give it to the people. America was never intended to be a nation led by self-serving politicians. Our founders understood that they were entrusted to speak for the people. They possessed integrity which is a quality now scarcely found in our nation’s capital. Continue reading