1817. Dignity and public life.

I have been paying attention to details. Those little moments where we have a feeling, a gut reaction, an intuition. For example FBI Director Comey gives a press conference and says,

“You’re stuck with me for another six and a half years”

What strikes me is the lack of dignity in this. He could have said “I will work in the coming years for the good of  the country and to earn your trust.”

That a public figure can speak without dignity (almost the norm now) is a bad sign for civilization. Acting with dignity shows an awareness of the listener’s concerns . To not is to ask them to participate in your takedown of your person drama…

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