December 7, 2022

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Humility and Values the Missing Link in Politics Today

Commentary
Half a century ago, a parliamentary sex scandal was averted when a quick-thinking MP rose to his feet and asked, “is there a member of this House who hasn’t at some time lusted after a woman other than his own wife?”
That did the trick. The self-righteous fire went out of the debate, and members moved on to other business.
We want to think all those politicians felt some sense of shame, but they were probably just alerted to the eternal truth that if you throw a rock at somebody, it just might be thrown back at you. Or perhaps the more reflective of them remembered that scriptural warning: “let he who is without sin cast the first stone.”…
Source: The Epoch Times