Which quality do you think is most important for a politician?
The most important quality for a politician is to be honest in his ethics and be patriot.
All the best politicians have acquired, or already have, the ability to tell bare faced lies whilst keeping a straight face. Also the ability to walk backwards whilst holding out placating hands, and saying, trust me.
The most important quality for the ideal politician would be compassion. In reality, the most important quality for a successful politician is the ability to make lies sound like the truth.
I would say honesty and a real compassion for their country's people. unfortunately I've never met a politician who comes even close to this, and not likely to either, since they all seem to be self-seekers who are very economical with the truth!
I would say the ability to be accepted by his/her peers, the ability to garner support from the media and the masses of voters, and good knowledge of the processes of government are most important for a politician.
To quote Groucho Marx, the most important thing is sincerity. Anyone who can fake that has it made.
No, seriously - the most important quality is strength of character. After all, politicians have the most power to make change in the world!
Is being struck by lightning a quality?
How about taking a deep breath and holding it,,,, until they are out of office.
by marinealways248 years ago
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by Grace Marguerite Williams3 years ago
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by SylviaSky7 years ago
How do honest people suddenly turn dishonest when they go into politics?
by BJC8 years ago
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