How to elect people with integrity: 1. People who think of their integrity as non-negotiable have the strength and the willingness to act in ways that align with their moral standards.
2. People whose moral judgment is independent of external influence are more willing to resist pressure from authorities and confront wrongdoing.
3. People who feel in control of their lives and have a strong sense of moral responsibility are less likely to comply with unethical requests.
The Psychology of Government Fraud – The George Santos Effect and Twice Quoted in The Southern California Register in January 23
Citizens must pay attention lest they continue to put people in positions of power who are self-serving rather than public servants.