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Reasons for becoming combat pilot same as running for office

Why running: "I do feel like I have set out a path of my life to never again be too small or too weak to protect the people I love," Hegar told the American-Statesman. "Becoming a combat pilot and rescuing people off the battlefield, and now, I feel like I'm doing the same thing. The reasons I put the uniform on are the same reasons I'm running for office."
Source: The Austin American-Statesman on 2020 Texas Senate race , Feb 19, 2020

Stop electing people whose lifelong dream is to be a senator

We need to stop electing people whose lifelong dream it is to be a senator. Because when you put somebody up there who is doing this as a fulfillment of their life's ambition, the probability that they will do anything to get re-elected is higher. We need to start electing people who can do without public office, that will put themselves up. And if you see something in their character that you identify with and you share values with, vote for them. And if not, then don't.
Source: Politico.com on 2020 Texas Senate race , Oct 24, 2019

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