#AnimatED: A vote for character

Amid all this divisiveness—the season of hate talk, deception, bombast and intrigues—and as time rolls fast to election day, we call for a moment of reflection and make a pitch for that one, old-fashioned qualification our leaders should have: character. 

Character should be a defining factor in making our choices on May 9. Sure, we look at programs and track record, but we cannot not stress character as a must-have item in our checklist.

We offer 4 lodestars to guide voters:

Of course, we do not seek perfection. Each candidate has his or her flaws.

But these 4 guideposts will help us weigh each of them and find out who’s the most wanting and the least flawed. – Rappler.com