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Note to every politician in any office, regardless of party:

Your duty is not to your campaign contributors or to any lobbying firm. As soon as you take it as such, you have failed your office.

Your duty is not even to your party. As soon as you put party above people, you have failed your office.

Your duty is to your constituents. To the improvement of their lives and livelihoods. To your constituents, and only to your constituents.

All of them.

Even the female ones.

The black ones.

The gay ones.

The disabled ones.

The transgender ones.

The poor ones.

The ones who didn’t vote for you and who you know won’t vote for you next time either.

All of them.

The day you forget that is the day you disgrace that office.

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