Posted by James Smith on 2013-12-26 12:05:53
|While Barney Frank is probably better than most, but that's a weak comparison. |
As with all politicians, there is only one rule, "Get (re)elected."
Everything they think do or say must pass only one filter. "Will this help e get elected?" Nothing else matter. Not truth, the good of their constituents, the good of the country, or even simple human decency.
The only solution for that is a one-term limit of perhaps 6 years for all elected or appointed officials. There is an essay about that at:
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