I think consistency of character is most important. Character is what gets squeezed when tested. If a person has good values (beyond political ones), they will make good choices depending upon the context.

A policy platform is only hypothetical, but when a person with integrity is faced with a decision, they will decide based on a variety of factors given the context.

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