Q+A: David Iglesias
It's not an easy task. What I'm going to look at is not only social issues —the pro-life / pro-choice thing is important to me — but also, Is this candidate going to help the poor? Are they more focused on those accused of crime or victims? Are they going to spend more recklessly? Our spending is out of control. Our national debt is the greatest it has ever been. We have got to get fiscal health. The Republicans have spent more money than the Democrats. I'm looking for a candidate who's a lot more positive, civil political candidate and not one who's trying to tear down the other.
Do you have plans for the future?
I'm an adviser to a very large consulting group that does consulting to law enforcement. I have no plans to run for office. It would take a miracle to get me back into the political world. It has become a lot more difficult because of the infusion of money, which is an inherently corrupting thing. It's becoming more and more uncivil and nasty and brutish, and I don't want to get back to that world.
My ultimate obligation is to the Lord and to doing right, not just some generalized sense of right and wrong. I just really want believers to understand that our obligation is to the Lord, and not to a party. A party does wrong from time to time, and it needs to be held accountable.
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