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Teaching Must the President Be a Moral Leader?

Must the President Be a Moral Leader?

Abraham Lincoln and George Washington are considered to be two of the best presidents in the history of the United States. These men and others are celebrated not only for being good leaders but also for being good men. They were skilled politicians, but they were also virtuous.Virtuous people have personal characteristics such as honesty, compassion, and integrity. Many believe people who have these characteristics are well suited to help us pursue our ideals.

Michael Blake, Professor of Philosophy, Public Policy, and Governance, University of Washington
The Conversation


Is it ever acceptable for a president to act immorally?


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