Responsibility for one's actions seems to have diminished greatly in the political arena. And before we get into the fray, first, this seams to have happened in society in general. Second, this has always been a problem in politics - but, it seems to be worse of a problem now. Could the society's general diminishing of responsibility for one's actions and a significant lack of remorse and guilt be affecting our politicians? Are we expecting more from our politicians than we could give?