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206 hits Rate me! Share Favorite | Flag 11 years ago by falconwing

Is it possible to adopt politics as a profession and still remain honest?


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11 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Friday 12/21/07 - 12:41:11 PM EST (GMT-5)
Yes! Its not the professtion that is dishonest but the person... So it really depends on who the person is,not what their job is.

Although many people in politics are surely dishonest I am more than sure that there are several that arn't. Remember: That percentage that is corrupt and dishonset ruins that whole view on that group, even the 'good' ones.

11 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Friday 12/21/07 - 1:37:35 PM EST (GMT-5)
Jimmy Stewart says yes.
11 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Sunday 12/23/07 - 2:21:56 PM EST (GMT-5)
not if you want to win.
11 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Sunday 12/23/07 - 3:48:20 PM EST (GMT-5)
Yes. I think that it is. The most honest politicians are usually the ones who did not really consider seeking public office in the first place.
11 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Sunday 12/23/07 - 5:47:29 PM EST (GMT-5)
I feel the answer to this is no.
Maybe those at the local level can maintain honesty, but if one wants to be powerful in politics, one has to learn how to speak from both sides of their mouth.
11 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Tuesday 1/8/08 - 9:52:49 PM EST (GMT-5)
not so far.
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Sunday 1/27/08 - 9:46:39 PM EST (GMT-5)
More than likely not. Politicians tell the people what they want to hear. That doesn't mean they (the politician) will stand by his/her word(s).



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