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Sai Rajeshwari Gourishetty

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Are we too harsh on our politicians or leaders?

We expect cent percent righteous behavior of our politicians, every unsuccessful action of theirs in highlighted and if any decision of theirs backfires, we do not expect or encourage them to make it right. With elections nearing, they are left with justifying their wrongdoings (since accepting their mistakes wont help them get votes).
Can we encourage a model where leaders who have failed in some decisions or policies (which they have not done intentionally, and can be repaired) get a chance, can we change our outlook and not forget their bigger and very helpful contributions?

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      Dec 9 2013: True, a true leader would take the blame and we can encourage this by respecting their confession, but just so to avoid a politician from taking undue advantage of this, a protocol or a political model considering this should be made where they are given a time frame to repair it.
      It's good when people also share the responsibility equally and understand it.
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          Dec 9 2013: That's the time frame for elections; I was talking about time frame for repairing their mistakes which could be less than the period for next election.
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          Dec 10 2013: So they do stand a chance to confess and repair mistakes. Glad to know of such an encouraging system.
          In some countries a confession from a leader or politician is not seen positively by most of the people; instead the media steps in and what follows in is huge criticism.

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