The political vices
include, but are not limited to:
lacking all consideration for the interests of others.
commiting to stupid
actions (usually in a fit of panic or rage) which make everyone worse off.
purporting those who oppose you to be evil, disreputable or subhuman.
being absolutely unwilling to compromise, but willing to escalate disputes.
being unwilling to think there is more than one solution to a problem.
ignoring criticism in hopes that it will go away.
giving undue attention to insignificant matters.
see also: political virtues
, best practices