Worth thinking about
(This post is a companion piece to the post earlier today “What matters?”)
What would happen if none of the politicians running for election won this time around?
What if we won?
What if those got elected thought they owed us more than a speech or a sound bite? What if they thought government was not about them looking better but our lives going better?
What if they thought being a better person was part of being a better official?
What if they thought public life was not about who you walked over but who you walked with?
What if they saw no circumstances in which the public good was served by hate?
What if they thought promises mattered?
What if they thought my welfare was not served by making your life worse?
What if they didn’t like others too much to work with them but cared too much not…
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