652 THE ADVOCATE
VOL. 80 PART 5 SEPTEMBER 2022
We live in strange times. There is a lot of upset about. There is a lot of
anger. There are often calls for destruction, deconstruction and civil and
sometimes not-so-civil protest or disobedience. The next time people—even
lawyers—are getting worked up about something, maybe ask whether there
is an evidentiary basis for what is being said. Perhaps there is only rhetoric
designed to exploit emotions and create a frenzy for some political purpose.
Frankly, if it’s the latter, it’s bullshit.
1. The select committee has rather imaginatively been
named “The United States House Select Committee to
Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United
States Capitol”. It has a website: <january6th.