Self-preservation shouldn't be the first instinct in politics. It should be doing the right thing for the country.
Restoring the rights of individuals who have served their time and reentered society is the right thing to do. Virginia's felon disenfranchisement policy is rooted in a tragic history of voter suppression and marginalization of minorities, and it needs to be overturned.
I've always felt like I was a college coach and I was a college coach for Syracuse. It just felt like the right thing.
Doing the right thing for someone else was like a tonic for me; it was like some magic ointment that made a wound disappear.
Extending emergency unemployment benefits isn't just the right thing to do for our families - it's the smart thing to do for our economy.
I built the windmill 30 years ago in Tefen, and I think it was the right thing to build at that time, and I don't think that we did much with the solar or with windmills. Not much was done. I think we were too busy.
Withholding information that would get innocent people killed was the right thing to do, not a journalistic sin.