It isn’t easy being a professional politician.
As we approach the end of a tumultuous calendar year, I’m thankful.
Sowell’s column says “the fact that so many successful politicians are such shameless liars….is not only a reflection on them, it is also a reflection on us. When people want the impossible, only liars can satisfy them, and only in the short run.
Folks across America don’t much like our driving or our growing stockpile of sports championships. But they sure do seem to like our politicians.
None of us is perfect, but should elected officials be held to a higher standard?
When it comes to politicians, it’s not always what they say that counts.
Jon Keller talks with David Bernstein from the Boston Phoenix about politicians writing memoirs.
I do know this — we’re being governed by Baby Boomers, a generation of politicians whose self-esteem far outstrips any proof of their competence.
Flaunting the law is something of a national pastime for all sorts of folks at all levels of our society.
Jon Keller looks into why politicians who break the law are still re-elected.