The Mayor-college instructor-Todd and Edna

The Mayor-college instructor-Todd and Edna - The Mayor The...

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The Mayor The Mayor of the city accepted many gifts from people who had received several city contracts. He also accepted gifts from organizations that might have done business with the city in the future. Accepting gifts when they are offered is the normal thing for people to do; in an individual business it is fine. The problem arises when you are using other people’s money. The problem is that the person sometimes to get more of these gifts overlooks the organization he is working for and tries to please the people giving the gifts with his power--instead of what’s best for the organization. The Mayor, because he accepted these gifts he will not be trusted as much as he would have if he did not take them. The people in the city will look at his decisions and will hold it against him if he chooses a company that gave him a gift. While many people accept such gifts these are still a form of bribery. The main consequence that have happened in the past is that the greater good has been overlook instead people look for individual gain—even at the expense of other people. To solve this problem I would make it illegal for people in public office to accept gifts from anybody that might gain from his power. I think that John Locke who was for the greater good would have done something similar to what I would do. Of course there would be many ways to solve this problem and if people such as the mayor
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