Ask students today to brainstorm a few adjectives to describe politicians and the words honest, trustworthy, and true will rarely come up. Descriptors that are provided over and over are crook, shady, and liar.
I have to wonder….is it the politician who is dishonest or does the dishonesty stem from such a convoluted and corrupt system that has been allowed to flourish?
In 1975, following President Nixon’s resignation from the White House, Americans were longing for a simpler time….a time when they felt they had a more honest relationship with the man inhabiting the White House.
Follow this link over to American Presidents for my post 1975: Nostalgic for Give ‘em Hell, Harry.
If I still haven’t gotten your attention then follow the link to discover what the band Chicago and Harry Truman have in common