10/17/05 – If Power Corrup⁠t⁠s, Wha⁠t⁠ Abou⁠t⁠ Un⁠i⁠ons?

By: The James Madison Institute / October 17, 2005


October 17, 2005

by George C. Leef

We hear Lord Acton’s saying “Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely” so often that we’re apt to forget why it’s true. When some people can command others, the tendency is for those with power to start using the others as pawns.