Today's Notable Quote: “The price of greatness is responsibility.” - Sir Winston Churchill
Where are the great leaders? The great orators? The truly great statesmen(states-people)?
Alas, many have fallen from their status due to the demon of personal moral failuree. The most recent case being South Carolina's "disappearing" Governor, Mark Sanford.
Is it ignorance, arrogance...or a combination of the two that lead leaders to believe that they can live a high-profile life without the accompanying public scrutiny and discussion of their private trespasses? My average intellect is addled by the seeming hubris demonstrated time and time again by the elected elite when it comes to their public and private behavior.
If my great-grandmother were living--she would shake her finger and give some of these morally-compromised politicos "what for". If only that were adequate to solve the growing gap in true moral leadership in this nation...
For more on the shamed Governor's sordid tale, read on in this NY Times story...click here