Political Role Models

The NFL has had it’s recent problem with domestic abuse. Singers have gone too far with explicit acts at award shows and in videos. Arguments have been made that celebrities who act out violently, sexually, or any other -ly should act better because, ‘They have a responsibility to be role models to the children’.

What about politicians? Do they have a responsibility to be role models for the citizens of the country they represent? When celebrities act out they represent themselves and/or their company. Their job is to attract attention, negative or positive, that turns into profits. Politicians are elected to represent what is best about us. They are the cream of the crop – idealistically speaking. Continue reading