What is it with our congress members?
It seems that they are all going crazy. A few names: Foley, Craig, Vitter. Are they just forgetting the fact we’re in the middle of a war and need quality leadership in DC. Or maybe they just don’t realize they bring disgrace to the office of Congressman .We probably would not have known about their personal character, but it’s actually come out in the open about their private and sometimes public indiscretions. Yes, we’re all sinners, but our leaders have to be held to a higher standard, or else they are no leaders at all. If they are not to be held to a higher standard, then how far has our country fallen? It’s time we wake up and restore to the consciousness of the citizens of this country the what our founding fathers knew.
In the words of George Washington, “[T]he [federal] government . . . can never be in danger of degenerating into a monarchy, and oligarchy, an aristocracy, or any other despotic or oppressive form so long as there shall remain any virtue in the body of the people.”
(Source: George Washington, The Writings of George Washington, John C. Fitzpatrick, editor (Washington: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1939), Vol. XXIX, p. 410. In a letter to Marquis De Lafayette, February 7, 1788.)