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Response to Fawke Em (Reply #12)

Tue May 22, 2012, 11:24 AM

13. Hubris, narcissism?

For some people, success goes to their heads, and they start to think they are a different case from "the rabble", or people who got ahead "by luck".

What befuddles me is how rare it is to get someone who governs well, despite the fact that all the perks of office lie before you and your descendants forever, if you can just do that. I suppose part of that comes from all the obstacles that will be put in your way if you really try to level the playing field politically and economically.

Nevertheless, your point is well taken, it's like watching the same tape play over and over, different actors, same stupid play.

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