Should Elected Politicians Be Addressed as THE HONORABLE?

Funny story written by Gail Farrelly

Saturday, 16 January 2016

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Stars, Stripes, and Scumbags

No, no, a thousand times NO!

Too many of them are total scumbags -- treating their spouses and/or partners like dirt, accepting and/or making illegal bribes, appropriating campaign cash for their own use, not keeping their campaign promises, etc.

When I was in grammar school, we practiced writing letters to elected public officials and were always instructed to address them as THE HONORABLE. What was that all about?

THE HONORABLE? No way. Sadly, THE DISHONORABLE seems a much more appropriate form of address in many, many cases.

Mark W. Boyer once said, "Being a good leader does not require you possessing a fancy title, no more than possessing a fancy title makes you a good leader."


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