Decency And Competence
Last updated 9/14/2020 at 3:44pm
Decency, honor, integrity, truthfulness, even competence – is that really too much to ask of our highest elected officials? Has the winning of elections become, like war, more important than the welfare of the people and nation, whom the leaders are elected to lead and serve? Are there no boundaries of behavior anymore?
We had thought our Constitution and the checks and balances of the three branches of government would act as a brake on improper actions of each branch, but it turns out we rely far more on the individual fundamental decency, integrity, intelligence and love of country...