An honest politician?. just thought of this and it made me wonder....if Washington was actually an honest man, how did he ever conceive of getting into the spid so corrupt
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An honest politician?

An honest politician?. just thought of this and it made me wonder....if Washington was actually an honest man, how did he ever conceive of getting into the spid

just thought of this and it made me wonder....if Washington was actually an honest man, how did he ever conceive of getting into the spiderweb of deceit and corruption that is politics....

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User avatar #1 - killerjhtwo (08/13/2014) [-]
Because if I remember correctly, and forgive me if my knowledge base from that period is incorrect, as I am neither a historian or an American.
America was a fledgling nation, the country had a common goal and were just getting used to the fact that they were a new country. Corruption is always there, but during the early stages of a country's formation, and being the time that it was (information was more through word of mouth and newspapers) you didn't need to lie. You could tell a different truth. What was there to lie about anyway, "Hey guys we totally didn't just form a new country and are setting up how the government runs."
 
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