“We can’t control whether our public servants lie to us. But we can control whether we hold them accountable for those lies…”

from Douglas Moore’s blog Art of Quotation

Art of Quotation

“Not only is there such a thing as objective truth, failing to tell the truth matters.

We can’t control whether our public servants lie to us. But we can control whether we hold them accountable for those lies

or whether, in either a state of exhaustion or to protect our own political objectives, we look the other way and normalize an indifference to truth.”

Sally Yates, former Attorney General, Quotes for Now, source


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this poem

is not about who
or even why
just when
and where
as in here
and now
as to how
that’s under
construction
or consideration
but definitely not
apprehension
or hesitation
’cause the who
it could have been
about
is definitely definite
about why
it isn’t