Language Is a Weapon, Too. Keep It Sharp

… Any honest accounting shows that more of the blame for these senseless rampages lays at the feet of bought-and-paid-for politicians who have blocked any reasonable gun control measures in order to retain their own hold on power.

(Kara Swisher, “In the Texas Rampage’s Wake, Social Media Can Reform Itself,” NYTimes, 5-26-22)

When we lay fit blame at the feet of the venal, the craven and the vulpine, the blame lies at their feet.

Language standards must stand their ground. They’re all we’ve got at the moment.

(c) 2022 JMN — EthicalDative. All rights reserved

About JMN

I live in Texas and devote much of my time to easel painting on an amateur basis. I stream a lot of music, mostly jazz, throughout the day. I like to read and memorize poetry.
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