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-- welcome the Huckabee from across the studios in New York City.
Well it looks -- though the voters of New York have come to their senses on the possible election Anthony Weiner to be mayor.
He now languishes far back in the polls he's actually set a new record for the highest unfavorable rating.
Of any candidate ever hold a New York.
A stunning 80% common thing.
-- Only 11%.
See him favorably.
And they must be either -- -- her first.
His immediate family late night comedians are maybe people who work for cell phone providers and just need is business.
-- that embarrassing spectacle the case of former New York governor Eliot Spitzer who's vying for the job of New York City comptroller.
That would be the job that would oversee finance and spending.
The married governor Spitzer certainly proved to be a pretty big spender on call girls.
So it's sort of hard to see why New Yorkers would trust him with their money.
Well despite the entertainment value of having these and other politicians.
Find it impossible to lead the spotlight.
No matter how humiliating it must be for their families and what friends they have left.
An issue emerges.
What's happened to the simple virtue of shame.
Have we lost completely and for ever the red faced head hanging tear shedding sense of shame.
And he was the last time you heard a politician associated with words like humility contrite and that's broken it's our modesty.
There seems to be a sense in which we blurred the lines between shame and -- In fact.
It's is if we have equated even elevated both characterizations.
As if they were character qualities.
In a culture that worships celebrity rather than substance.
We ought not to be surprise that those who want to be leaders of our political institutions.
Are playing by the same rules as those who lead the entertainment industry are sports.
Embarrassing an immoral behavior no longer disqualify one for what passes as public service but rather it validates one's humanity.
And the abracadabra just saying I'm sorry wipes the slate clean with the added bonus of 100%.
Ego -- -- and raw ambition of replaced the notion of selfless servant hood.
Elected office is now go to the most brazen driven and sell fueled megalomaniac.
George Washington had to be begged and the services president and he absolutely refuse to make it a lifetime career.
Washington would never make the first cut of a modern day primary that requires one to have -- but I call Elijah syndrome saying.
Hello I'm the only one that -- has left.
Well we don't see enough thought as the Jesus model -- let this cup pass from me but not my will but viewers be done.
Today's political figures are often -- that.
As in action figures.
Artificial miniatures of the real thing.
-- the capacity to actually display.
The shame that we have it's not a bad thing in fact it's like humility -- a good thing.
It reveals that we in fact do know the difference between right and wrong and where utterly disgusted with ourselves we fail.
Where there is no shame all that's left is thing.
And that is -- sorry substitute.
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