raerae1980: Problem is, I'm too honest, too nice, and have a low tolerance for bullshiat. Not sure how that would go over in politics.
somedude210: No one calls people out on blatant lies anymore
Aarontology: See, the problem is that what's best for us is what's isn't what's best for the people really in charge, and who the politicians really answer to.
FlashHarry: the irony is that this comes from the washington times, one of the organs of the far right that has caused this very dearth of honest, hardworking politicians who are willing to reach across the aisle to get things done.
America is now experiencing a shortage of decent politicians.
Mr. Coffee Nerves: Honestly, who the hell would want to be a politician?In relative terms the money sucks. You spend your entire life eating rubber chicken and shaking hands at the bi-annual Kiwanis Club Patriotic Essaypalooza. You can't go out to dinner in your district without someone screaming at you about "gubmint is too big" and then asking you to get their idiot kid a "sweet gubmint gig." You spend most of your time gargling the taint of donors lest you not have the money to stay in office long enough to get that sweet lobbyist gig.Other than "intern ass" and "excuse to be away from home 100 days a year" what the hell is the appeal?
Hoarseman: Power, being a big fish in a small pond, being a bigger fish in a giant pond, and all the strange that you can handle in airport bathrooms.
MaudlinMutantMollusk: I think "decent politicians" is an oxymoron
ArcadianRefugee: I just wanna know[hobnobblog.com image 575x340]why do only the women seem to believe in color?
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