There are eternal laws that transcend personalities and are the ultimate adjudicators of right
and wrong. Good leaders acknowledge the talent of those they despise. They are not so obsessed in their hatred they mindlessly fixate on the negation of unwelcomed success. So, there were reasons why Socrates advised “Know thyself,” why the oracle at Delphi emblemized “Nothing too much”—and why Democrats are now reaping what they sowed.