Of course they are people.
But i dont agree with the role model thing
I think that was what the original idea was.
I don't see politicians as role models at all. A role model is supposed to be a representation of the good in people.
I would have to agree and say there are
They are people, though damn few are role model material...or even anywhere close.
Politician roll models... good one.
See? I'm being funny when I don't realize it...
We, the people, are supposed to be electing competent politicians with, hopefully, role model qualities. I just read Al Franken's background and boy is it offensive. The fact that DC put Mayor Marion Barry back in office after he had been convicted of cocaine charges tells me that they are people first - forget the role models.
I put politicians above retailers...