They are also to blame
for Brexit, which is undermining this country's democracy, its unity, its security and its wealth.
Prior to the start of the shutdown, Trump said in a nationally televised Oval Office meeting with Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) that he was "proud to shut down the government for border security", adding that he wouldn't blame
Democrats for the shutdown.
But if blame
is a defining feature of our social lives, so is ceasing to blame
Because after all these years, the blame
game is still going on and they can't wait for the other person to get his or her act together because it is all the other person's fault.
The final chapter, on blame
, draws on some distinctions from the prior chapters, but it largely stands alone.
I WAS baffled by the letter from Brian Archer a while ago, which laid blame
for the country's ills solely at the Government's door (Voice of the North, July 31).
Burns says the idea that sanctions are to blame
for the misery in Iraq gains credence from visiting journalists who are "too gullible to sort fact from propaganda." Ask students how they would identify propaganda.
It's common enough for conservative publications to favor keeping drugs illegal, but the March 31 Standard goes a crucial step further, complaining that the opposing view is allowed into polite society at all, a problem it blames
on an "oddly newish upper-middle-class libertarianism....It is now respectable for people to argue that cancer and glaucoma patients should have access to 'medical' marijuana cigarettes, though no one has yet proved that smoking pot is ever necessary or good for you....Government should not, in principle, play facilitator to any life-denying impulse." (I called Richard Brookhiser, the National Review senior editor who emerged as a leading advocate of medical marijuana after his recent bout with cancer, for a reaction.
The President has a growing list of people and things to blame
, except himself.
But we are all to blame
for allowing our politicians to encourage intensive farming at the expense of wildlife and sustainability.
Summary: ADELAIDE, Australia, 11 Muharram 1432 H./ 17 December 2010, SPA -- The deadly crash of a boat full of asylum seekers off an Australian island this week has triggered a blame
game, , according to AP.
Credit and Blame
. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007, 196 pp.
The reports also attempt to apportion blame
for these phenomena.
We seem to be locked into a culture of blame
for the parlous state of the nation.
A number of philosophers have recently written on the moral standing to blame
. (1) Specifically, the thought is that there are cases in which A is unable to legitimately blame
B despite B being blameworthy.