The Messenger...LEADERSHIP & STATESMAN…A statesman or stateswoman or statesperson is usually a politician or other notable figure of state that has had a long and respected career in politics at the national and international level. Statesperson ship also conveys a quality of leadership that brings people together and of eldership, a spirit of caring for others and for the whole. Anyone elected to office is a politician but only a few consistently manage to work as disinterested promoters of the public good with integrity. There is a huge difference between the two.
And...YES...we shall continue to reap what we've sown.