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|View Poll Results: How important is it to repect the Office of the President of the USA?|
|NOT AT ALL!!||45||55.56%|
|SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN - please explain||21||25.93%|
|Voters: 81. You may not vote on this poll|
|Originally posted by Serena
And yes, I guess I do have respect for the office itself, because it's one reason I hate him so much--he's so unworthy of the office, which is such a powerful one, with so much influence over this country for good or ill. It's a respectable office, inhabited by a man who deserves no respect.
|Originally posted by UmmNuh
See, the way I am looking at it is that the office represents the idea of this elected official representing the US populace.
This is why I say the problem of disrespect seems to begin within the office itself. Now, becoming President of the US is all about power--not humility and serving the people who voted you in.
So, you could say that the lack of respect for the Presidency--by the President--could be seen as a lack of respect for the people who chose him. And of course, couple that with an apathetic population too bored and busy watching TV to be insulted...and here we are.
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