Here’s what makes a great leader

What makes a great leader?

A great leader finds ways to unite people by finding common ground, not raising “wedge” issues to divide them based on hate.

A great leader will answer questions – under oath if necessary – when hard times dictate, setting a good example of honor and integrity, not promoting a shroud of secrecy with constantly changing stories.

A great leader will admit mistakes and explain the corrections to avoid similar mistakes in the future, not claim they would do the same thing should the situation happen again.

A great leader will do what is best for the people, not best for his campaign contributors.

A great leader will run on his reputation for doing great, not spending $100 million trying to make his opponent look bad.

A great leader will carefully spend the taxpayers’ money on things that benefit the taxpayers, not abuse the troops by sending them to an unnecessary war that only creates hate for America while creating profit for a single company.

A great leader will use hope and great vision to build a better country than he started with, not fear and hate to manipulate people for his own benefit.

A great leader will give pride to the American name, not shame and distrust.

It is our duty, as Americans who love their country, to elect a great leader and win back our pride.

Mike Myhre

Monroe

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