"I want a government as good and as honest and as decent and as competent and as compassionate as are the American people." – Jimmy Carter
It's too bad we're unlikely to find it in either major party.
Dr. Philip Blosser has an excellent post on Jimmy Carter's fall from admirable idealist to lapdog. It's a shame that a good man can't be a good president. It's a greater shame that the same good man lowers himself to supporting those whose beliefs directly contradict his faith.