The majority of every society is good; representing that majority is the good of leadership.
True leaders create solutions in the language of compassion with choices that usher people into the future with dignity and self-respect. Going forward in peace, embracing the frailty of humankind is the high-water mark of policy. Entrenched now on that less traveled highroad, the people of Norway should be very proud of their leaders.
“Tonight the streets are filled with love,” Crown Prince Haakon told the vast crowd massed on the banks of the Norwegian capital’s fjord after the car bombing of ministries and mass shooting of Labour Party youths on Utoeya island.