Politics, Ethics, and Compromise.

I'll start by saying... I really enjoy politics.  I've been studying it for 11 years; the philosophical underpinnings, the history, the institutions, the policies, and the backroom dealings.  I've worked for two election campaigns, two lobbyist organizations, a state senator, and a U.S. Congressman.  I follow political news closely.  For whatever reason, I just think it's extremely fun.However, the first thing you lose when you study a subject is any pristine sense of idealism about what it can … [Read more...]