Have you noticed a trend lately? Government makes an excuse for perceived errors. It goes something like this: (relax, people) “It happens all the time.” Isn’t this excusing the abnormal away? What is the Government’s latest excuse? Here are a few examples:
“Lots of countries have il-legals crossing the border.” In other words, you and I are to believe that it is normal to have thousands of undocumented people crossing into a country daily,
Here is another excuse: “There are an average of 3 derailments per day and over 1000 per year.” Are all derailments a disaster of magnanimous proportions? Does a disaster lessen the impact because it is a “regular” occurrence?
“There are many types of balloons in the air.” Are we supposed to relax about a confirmed spy bal-loon traversing the mainland because there are a lot of balloons flying in the air?
Awareness is critical as we consume news. Remember one of our principles here at Common Sense Civics and Citizenship: “Bad is bad, even when it is ‘better than.’”
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