It’s election time and you know what that means: politics.

It is often for the best of intentions that someone decides to run for public office, but even those candidates are subjected to the arrows from the opposition. For that reason, when anyone decides to put their name out there as a candidate, it should be done only after an exhaustive due diligence process.

Yes, a candidate needs to investigate his own background to see what, if anything, is lurking that could be construed in a negative light. They can be assured that the opposition will conduct due diligence investigations on them, so it’s best to be proactive. Following a due diligence checklist, investigators root out those situations that, perhaps innocent at the time, could be [...]