Comment: I agree but it could be

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I agree but it could be

that he is both on the same team and working for the sake of influence to bring about your principles by also forsaking them. The guy is playing the game his way. I don't want to be so naive as to be too forgiving. But the principles I am a proponent of require tools and sometimes you need the right tool at the right time. To generalize his effectiveness based on his callous response on this singular issue is perhaps rash. He has fallen down on my tier of importance from a newsworthiness for sure but not off.