Which politician would you say qualifies?

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    I have been reading the book Wooden on Leadership which has discusses leadership principals. One item that hit home with me was the simple rules of behavior that he learned from his father. The rules of behavior are “Never lie; never cheat; never steal. Don’t whine; don’t complain; don’t make excuses.”

    Which political leaders exemplify these rules of behavior?

    I might find some that don’t cheat or steal but I am hard pressed to find one that doe not whine, complain or make excuses.

    A little help here and point some politicians who exemplify these rules.

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    None currently in power, that's for sure....Can't think of anyone in the supposed "opposition" party either.
     
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    Even on the state level, you'd really have to look hard for it.
     
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    Thats a null-set. After all they're all lawyers. They don't have any other skill sets.
     
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    I saw wooden speak back in the late 80s.

    He was an amazing human being.

    He had a heart sooo big and a ego sooo small.

    I truely think he would have voted for Obama
     
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    John Wooden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


    Be true to yourself.
    Make each day your masterpiece.
    Help others.
    Drink deeply from good books, especially the Bible.
    Make friendship a fine art.
    Build a shelter against a rainy day.
    Pray for guidance and give thanks for your blessings every day.
     
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    No such animal exists.

    And TM, my guess is if Wooden used his own standards to choose a candidate to support, he probably didn't vote...
     
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    LOL and which party would that be?
     
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    Wooden cheated his ass off
     
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    Why would a body that has a monopoly on stealing, imprisonment, law and murder attract anyone who believed in those principles?

    It's like wondering why a meat market doesn't attract vegans...
     

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