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Will someone please find that thin line of respect?
Will someone please find that thin line of respect?

Thanks to a recent rather snide Facebook post by a friend of mine who is as red a Republican as they come (which he has since removed so don’t bother looking), I was able to finally pinpoint what has made me so ill about the last five years of partisan fighting.

The actions of today’s politicians and many of their supporters on both sides of the aisle go against a principle my Daddy instilled in me and that has become a creed of mine as a journalist throughout the years.

 Daddy told me, “You don’t have to respect or like the people who hold public office. Respect is not something you give to another simply because they were elected. They have to earn it. But at the same time, you must always respect the office that they hold. That does command your respect. It’s finding that thin line to walk in those situations that is difficult.”

 

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