The complexities associated with politics and in particular the social interplays and dilemmas of democracy, are expanded in the following aphorisms.
There is a lack of wise leadership in all nations.
People want and need wise leadership that is honest and therefore straightforward.
Treating politics as a popularity contest can be democracies greatest weakness.
Political expedience is at the core of many a crisis but can be challenged by the willingness of the people to search for the facts, the truth and vote accordingly.
Heavy handed bureaucracy can result from pragmatic legislation that overlooks the worth of graciousness.
Popularity is too often nothing more than an act and in politics a cruel joke.