overweening personal ambition is no virtue;
but while i had it,
i could have danced on a bed of nails.
a man of the people
the times call for change. while the aptness conveys for a more convoluted kind of graft ~ evidently sensed by an awakened collective, ignored by the blinded and or the apathetic, dismissed by the themselves perpetrators, in the general;
it feels for a struggle within corrupted institutions with internally feigned ignorance(s).