Cornel West

Rank 4 of 47
Score 333

The statement criticizes the Democratic Party for allegedly undermining third-party candidates' access to ballots in Hawaii and Nevada, framing it as an attack on democratic values and calling for support in opposition to these actions. The accompanying image features a slogan and a figure associated with a political campaign, reinforcing the message of the statement.

  1. Principle 1:
    I will strive to do no harm with my words and actions.
    The statement aims to raise awareness about a political issue without causing harm, but the use of 'declared war' is hyperbolic. [-1]
  2. Principle 2:
    I will respect the privacy and dignity of others and will not engage in cyberbullying, harassment, or hate speech.
    The statement respects the privacy and dignity of others and does not engage in harassment or hate speech. [+1]
  3. Principle 3:
    I will use my words and actions to promote understanding, empathy, and compassion.
    The statement promotes understanding of the speaker's perspective on the issue, but the aggressive language may not foster empathy.
  4. Principle 4:
    I will engage in constructive criticism and dialogue with those in disagreement and will not engage in personal attacks or ad hominem arguments.
    The statement invites engagement and support but does not provide a platform for dialogue with those in disagreement. [-1]
  5. Principle 5:
    I will acknowledge and correct my mistakes.
    There is no indication of whether the statement acknowledges or corrects mistakes.
  6. Principle 6:
    I will use my influence for the betterment of society.
    The statement uses its influence to mobilize support for a cause, which could be seen as beneficial to society if the cause aligns with democratic values. [+1]
  7. Principle 7:
    I will uphold the principles of free speech and use my platform responsibly and with integrity.
    The statement upholds free speech principles by expressing a political viewpoint, but the integrity of the message could be questioned due to the confrontational language.