The Moral Lives of Politicians

On the possibility (and advisability) of separating private from public morals.

King David was a great king who was also a womanizer. President Bill Clinton was the same. Winston Churchill drank too much. Should we care about the personal morals and private behaviours of politicians? Can the public good truly be served by people of private vice? Aren’t some vices useful in public life?

How to come back from a political scandal: