I would say its does bode ill for representative governments.
We have a president who did not win the popular vote; who was a C student
who has had his entire life handed to him and
Can't seem to get the secret service to buy his daughters tequila or beer.
Its like any government position; it's for someone who washes out of private
Of course, it didn't used to be this way, i.e., Jefferson, Henry, Franklin,
(Their private entanglements excluded...)
The great thing is that the guys who wrote the Constitution and Declaration
of Independence had
"involved" private lives, but were good intelligent statesmen.
Now we just have guys in office who can't keep out of trouble and are not
We all can think of our own examples.
David L. Fisher, SE, PE
Fisher+Horos Structural Engineers
372 West Ontario
Chicago, IL 60610
From: Christopher Wright [mailto:chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com]
Sent: Friday, June 01, 2001 11:27 AM
Subject: RE: Sean Pedro's Attack
>No, it means that the general public is moronic and typically doesn't
Bodes ill for representative governments, don't you think? Probably means
they're an aberration, like Communism, thought up by people with no real
notion of the real world.
Too burdensome for me--glad I'm a liberal. ;->
Christopher Wright P.E. |"They couldn't hit an elephant from
chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com | this distance" (last words of Gen.
___________________________| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)
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