Tagged: accountability

political scandals

Who? Me?

Political scandals come slushing down the hill like a mudslide. Affronted indignity seems to be the standard reaction of all politicians. And so, the public trust erodes even further.

regret

The Price We Pay

“You will pay for your choices!” We tend to look at our decisions and the price we pay for it in the rear-view mirror. What-ifs and regrets so often become part of our lives. What is the alternative?

Afghanistan, graveyard of accountability

Kabul falls in days. The leader flees. The world shrugs. No-one felt locally accountable enough to defend what was built.
Power without personal accountability ultimately leads to the illusion of a democratic state.
With great power comes …no responsibility.