http://www.nytimes.com/2000/06/11/us/tripp-finds-friendship-and-admirers-on-a-conservative-web-site.html?scp=21&sq=friendship&st=cse
This article is from the new york times. It shows how some people decide to put power over friendship. Mrs. Tripp was the person that made it so President Clinton was impeached. It appears that her whole life she is obsessed with power and becomes friends with those in power and then makes it so that they have a bad reputation and she looks good and over the years this has actually worked very well.

http://www.nytimes.com/1982/03/21/books/power-and-friendship.html?&&scp=6&sq=power%20and%20friendship&st=cse
This article is about how you can have a high position and still not have power go to your head. This article also talks about how when you are in a positon of power that you should have honest and trustworthy friends that keep you on track and make sure your doing the right thing.