Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.

- Jim Rohn

Don't Take MY Power

What does a politician who has tasted the sweet nectar of Washington DC do when they are defeated in a primary? Anything they can to keep power.

"I've got folks back in Washington, D.C., right now that are saying, 'Well, Lisa was a pretty reasonable person, and now she just seems like a renegade,'" Murkowski said. "I'm putting my personal reputation (at stake), which, as a public figure, that is so much of who you are. But also, what people need to remember is, yeah, I'm nice, I'm likable. But I'm also a fighter for my state. And I'm not going to sit back and say Alaskans should not have a choice. I'm going to give that, and I'm willing to take personal risk in order to do so." [Read]

Lisa Murkowski is deeply concerned that she will no longer be able to sip the sweet nectar of Washington DC.

Marion Barry was a crack addict; Lisa Murkowski is a power addict. Marion Barry's crack usage hurt Marion Barry. Lisa Murkowski's power addiction hurts everyone.

posted at 00:11:42 on 09/21/10 by clearpolitics - Category: The Cause - [Permalink]

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