What Does it Mean to be Moral in the Public Arena?

We’re at a time in our country when most of our elected officials apparently have forgotten their responsibilities. In truth, U.S. politicians in their capacity as politicians have one moral imperative: to promote, protect, and advance the interests of the American people they represent. Everything else is secondary. To do anything other than promote the interests of the American people—or worse, to promote behavior that is detrimental to the interests of Americans—is, in fact, immoral.

So what does it mean, then, to be a moral public official?

Mitt Romney, otherwise known as Senator Pablum, came out yet again and informed the world how terrible he thought Donald Trump’s behavior was in light of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report—you know, the political document that spells out the failed soft coup against a duly elected president.


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