Choosing Government Leaders 101

The separate and recent events involving New York’s Representative Anthony Weiner and the former Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, should serve as a sobering reminder that some deep introspection regarding the character of those we put into public office is sorely needed.  To be sure, there are no perfect individuals available for public office, but simply because we must choose from a field of flawed individuals does not mean that our standards for those we do elect or appoint should be low or non-existent. Continue reading