motivation

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Many have surrendered the ability to discern the base motives of these "leaders.
Subtle pressure and harassment is an art and will, in some cases, be applied to bring about the early demise of a terminallyill person for base motives and will be virtually impossible to prove.
Yet Obama, who aspired to tutor Washington about civility, is incapable of crediting opponents with other than base motives.