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Effective leadership

There are certain things that simply have to be done through leadership at the national level.

Effective leaders do not denigrate and bully experts, then force them out of the way.

Effective leaders do not take advice on scientific issues from people who don’t know what they’re talking about.

Effective leaders do not take advice from people who tell them only what they want to hear.

Effective leaders do not force false information into the public domain.

And do you know what happens when a leader does all of that?

We die.

Hundreds of thousands of us.

Dan Mahoney

Spokane


 

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