Christopher George answered 2017-09-20 07:17:29 -0400Q: Please explain your answer here.
A: The voters have to be able to trust that the person they’ve elected will not only attempt to maintain the positions that they’ve publicly taken whenever reasonable, but also that that person will have always the best interests of the greatest possible number of people in mind at all times. Without integrity, it’s impossible to put trust in elected officials that they will act in the best interests of the people and the nation, rather than acting towards personal gain or factional maneuvering.
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