Chris Deerin: Of Benjamin Franklin’s many talents, humility is the one politicians today could most learn from

© ShutterstockUS President Barack Obama ducks his head to get through an entranceway on a tour of the Pyramids and Sphinx in Egypt. On the centre-right of the picture is the hieroglyphic that the President commented on saying it looked like him. Photo by Shutterstock, June 2009
US President Barack Obama ducks his head to get through an entranceway on a tour of the Pyramids and Sphinx in Egypt. On the centre-right of the picture is the hieroglyphic that the President commented on saying it looked like him. Photo by Shutterstock, June 2009