Dean Phillips

Rank 4 of 47
Score 341

The statement constitutes public discourse as it addresses a significant societal issue related to the treatment of Gold Star families, which are families of military members who have died in service. The tone is serious and reflective, aiming to highlight a perceived failure in fulfilling a societal promise.

  1. Principle 1:
    I will strive to do no harm with my words and actions.
    The statement strives to do no harm by bringing attention to an important issue that affects the well-being of Gold Star families. [+2]
  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 by focusing on a systemic issue rather than targeting individuals. [+2]
  3. Principle 3:
    I will use my words and actions to promote understanding, empathy, and compassion.
    The statement promotes understanding, empathy, and compassion by highlighting the struggles of Gold Star families and the need for societal support. [+2]
  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 engages in constructive criticism by addressing a systemic issue without resorting to personal attacks or ad hominem arguments. [+2]
  5. Principle 6:
    I will use my influence for the betterment of society.
    The statement uses its influence to advocate for the betterment of society by calling attention to the needs of Gold Star families. [+2]
  6. Principle 7:
    I will uphold the principles of free speech and use my platform responsibly and with integrity.
    The statement upholds the principles of free speech and uses its platform responsibly to discuss a significant public issue. [+2]