Wednesday, May 23, 2007

People who enter public service through the election process generally learn to carefully measure their words. Some politicians gage their words by public opinion and expediency—at times even allowing the ends to justify the means. Other politicians—those who might qualify as statesmen—use truth (without regard to the consequences) as the measure for their words. I believe Jimmy Carter is a man committed to serving God and his global and local neighbors. And I believe he measures his words in a way that reflects that commitment.


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