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No Tears for Charlie Rangel

In many ways, Rangel is a beneficiary of democracy and freedom of speech. In my book, such an individual is undeserving of such media coverage, but that would also infringe on his liberties. Gifted in many ways, charming, good debater, outspoken, genial; he's still let himself down by either losing focus, getting carried away with his years of public service, or even both.

It's a sad way to end for an experienced public servant but all that this shows is greed is universal, and that no single individual exceeds the value of his nation, party, even community. Power comes with responsibility and Rangel's failed his exam.

This again is one of the benefits, painful to some like CR, of democracy and free speech.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost

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