It is hard to find, in the annals of American history, a public servant less competent and more harmful.
No one has the right to ask a public servant to take on a lifelong sentence of nagging doubt, and for some of us, shame and guilt.
“Richard Clarke was an able public servant who served his country well for many years,” the statement says.
The heart of the controversy lies in the contrast between symbolism and the role of the public servant.
To be a public servant and not a politician was his goal, as has been mine since my son was killed.
The popularity of a public servant is always in danger of a tragical end if he lives long enough.
This public servant may match the answering book with the inquiring mind, the responsive page with the hungry soul.
No public servant, in whatever station, can ever be indifferent to the good esteem of men and women and children like these.
He knew well that Crocker, as a public servant, was not worth his salt.
So invaluable a public servant, he received the distinction of a Knight Commandership of the Bath in 1872.