Darn Wright | Hypocrisy is as American as apple pie
Last updated 3/10/2020 at 9:15am
In all probability, it was in Rick Atkinson’s book “Day of Battle” where I read about a G.I. on the front lines during World War II who wrote home discussing the hypocrisy of many of his military leaders. From his foxhole, this grunt wrote home acknowledging he was fighting for one’s right to be a hypocrite.
After digesting his comment, it motivated me to think about my own behavior, which has contradicted what I claim to believe.
In 1970 I was proud when the state of Washington hired me to be a Probation and Parole Officer (PPO) Trainee. I was going to do my part to make sure we u...