Opinion: Hillary’s UConn hypocrisyfest a blessing in disguise

Terry Cowgill
Terry Cowgill

Contributing op-ed columnist Terry Cowgill lives in Lakeville, blogs at ctdevilsadvocate.com and is news editor of The Berkshire Record in Great Barrington, Mass. Follow him on Twitter @terrycowgill.

Why do people hate hypocrisy so much? After all, there are worse sins. Robbing a convenience store or gunning down a bunch of schoolchildren comes to mind, for example. Yet when public officials say one thing and do another, it gets the blood boiling like nothing else.

At the same time, hypocrisy in public life should come as no surprise. Having written about politics since my college years, I’ve come to the conclusion that most politicians are phonies — and the higher up the food chain you go, the phonier they are.

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One response to “Opinion: Hillary’s UConn hypocrisyfest a blessing in disguise”

  1. Steve M

    We are ALL hypocrites. It is the human condition. One may go a day, or two without exhibiting hypocrisy, but in the end, we all fashion our logic to meet our own needs. and our needs invariably contradict others’.

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