Leaders Lead

There’s been a lot of complaining about Democratic leadership (and the lack therof) lately. I could probably find a half dozen examples from this week alone. I’ll spare you a rehash of the standard “what’s wrong with ____?” post and just point to this powerful example of what happens when a politician is put in a position between following his heart and following the polls. Here’s the Republican mayor of San Diego (via waxy):

Sad to think that I can’t remember the last time I saw a politician being this honest.