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Strive to strike a balance between candor and courtesy (access required)

Have you ever wondered, “When is honesty the best policy?” Honesty—a concept that makes everyone’s short list of paramount moral virtues—was a major issue in the 1977 presidential election contest between Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford. The Watergate scandals, and a nation’s yearning for a trustworthy president, fueled unprecedented press scrutiny of Jimmy Carter and his ...

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