Elections come and elections go. Politicians will always want your vote, and will often say anything to get it. Who should we trust? This video gives a litmus test that is similar to JFK’s famous challenge: “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” Similar themes to this video can also be found in What Would the Founding Fathers Think?
Family Discussion Guide
-What do you think the government’s duties are?
-Read the Constitution and decide what you think “the general welfare” means.
-How do politicians often campaign? Why?
-How do thoughtful people decide who to vote for?
-What does the change in daytime tv commercials reveal about our society?
-What does Adam mean by a “level playing field”?
-How does resistance help our body and soul?