Hillary_Clinton_April_2015_0With the demise of a public consensus on what constitutes acceptable behavior, we’re left with moral relativism and a growing intrusion of government control into more and more areas of our lives. Little wonder then that trust has become a major issue in contemporary politics. I wrote in 2009 and 2013 about the public’s growing mistrust of President Obama. The authority of the whole government is threatened by Obama’s imperial presidency, the metastasizing, out-of-control bureaucracy, and Obama’s vanishing credibility. While both Pew and Gallup Polls indicate that trust in government is at historic lows, the Democrats are saddled with a notorious untrustworthy leading candidate — Hillary Clinton.

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