Although, traditionally, polls indicate, Americans, hold politicians in relatively, low esteem, particularly in terms of their beliefs, within their integrity, etc, many believe, the general trust, belief, and respect, for the public official, hasn’t ever been, with the negative level, because it is, in connection with present occupant with the White House! When political fact – checking organizations, have stated, President Trump, has lied, or made significant misstatements, over 15, 000 times, since assuming office, it’s not normal, or even a healthy scenario! At the very least, we require public officials, who emphasize and prioritize, serving and representing, constituents needs (these people, not simply their core supporters), respecting the guarantees, furnished by the American Constitution, etc, perhaps, the most important offense, we’ve witnessed, recently, may be the apparent deficiency of true, genuine, meaningful respect, for sure, anticipated, expected, ETHICS! With that in mind, this article attempt to, briefly, consider, examine, review, and discuss, while using mnemonic approach, what this signifies and represents, and why this matters.
1. Efforts; enrich; empathy; excellence: Shouldn’t every elected official place almost all of his efforts, on enriching the country, as well as citizens, and proceeding, along with his utmost penetration of personal excellence, as opposed to, merely, good – enough? How can this be practiced, unless/ until, one effectively listens and learns, from every conversation and experience, and proceeds, while using finest number of meaningful, genuine empathy?
2. True/ trust; timely; time – tested: Beware of anyone, who, constantly, won’t tell the truth, or face inconvenient facts! How can you trust, this sort of individual? There is no reason to reinvent – the – wheel, when finding the knowledge of time – tested, realities, and with all the relevant ones, while tweaking others, can often be, better course of action! Never select someone that turns to procrastination, and avoiding personal responsibility, each time a well – considered, timely decision, and plan of action, is preferable!
3. Healing; head/ heart: Healing the country’s wounds, and bringing people together, for your greater good, requires balancing and coordinating, both, the very best emotional and logical components! This head/ heart balance, emphasizes a conference – of – the – minds, finding common ground, and creating a session – of – the – minds!
4. Integrity; ideas; ideals: Genuine integrity is required, for all of us, to trust in, and trust, someone’s ideas, and believe within their ideals! How many of us, truly believe, we’ve been witnessing a great deal of that, lately?
5. Character; creative; coordinate: We should expect our public leaders, to proceed, consistently, that has a positive quality of character! Combining, seeking the best possible, creative approach, which has a willingness to coordinate, what, of the, brings us together, as opposed to polarizing, and creating an adversarial tone!
6. Service; stronger; sustainable; system; solutions: We must demand, intend to constituents, need to take priority over self – interest, and then for any personal/ political agenda, and/ or, self – interest! Leaders must attempt to make the country stronger, and creating the very best, possible, sustainable system! Demand viable solutions, as opposed to empty rhetoric, etc!
Wake up, America, and demand, your public officials, consistently demonstrate the best possible, possible, devotion to genuine ETHICS! Will you set out to take the straight away to vote, as not just a right, but a vital responsibility?