Duke Southard

Author, Educator, Lecturer

Two wrongs

Do you remember your parents admonishing you for retaliation on a sibling or a classmate who had wronged you in some way? “Two wrongs don’t make a right,” they would say as you wondered why it is always the second person into the fray that takes the blame.

Isn’t it amusing the way people in general but politicians in particular use the poor behavior of others to excuse their own? For example, the abhorrent, amoral sexual behavior of Bill Clinton is used as a reason that is all right for more than one contemporary politician to engage in similar behavior. Does the “two wrongs don’t make a right” saying apply here?

I wish that those in leadership positions today, in any party, in any town, in any state, or in any country, would not justify lies, amoral behavior, policy failures, and even devastating mass violence against fellow human beings by simply pointing to similar past actions and saying, “they did it, so why is it wrong for me?”

As so many adults preached to me when I was young, “Two wrongs don’t make a right.”

Have a good day!


4 Responses to Two wrongs

  • jim says:

    Very well said, just because democrats are above the law doesn’t mean Donald Trump is. That’s the idea, to get back to the rule of law, that’s why he was elected! lets see where the evidence leads us. (actual evidence, not fake news evidence.) The worm has turned on the progressive lie, wun’t be long now. And another thing Al, me and mom appreciate all your doing and Stacey’s kids know who killed their mom too. It’s just sad that Jeff Strelzin won’t tell them the truth.

  • vittum says:

    “Two wrongs don’t make a right” true enough when it comes to cheating on your wife, like Bill did. Murder, however, with these pussies in charge, maybe that’s all I got left. How about I make that decision when the time is right.

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