Pros And Cons Of Senator Paine

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Senator Paine has made an argument that is both extremely immoral and also very smart. He says that in order to run your district well you have to “play ball” and do some dirty work to accomplish your goals. In the movie Paine makes deals with someone in order to get particular votes in his favor. As a member of the senate, Paine is trying to please his people by giving them what they want, and if you must do some immoral tasks to do this then so be it. As Machiavelli said, “The ends justify the means.” As long Senator Paine is doing these things for the good of the state rather than the good of himself, it is necessary to make these compromises of one’s principles. Throughout the course of history politicians
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