Pot, Kettle Black From a Brianless Hateful Idaho Governor

Can you believe this AS*H*LE with his, $400 hairdo calling low income and poor people, genetically inferior? POT, KETTLE, BLACK comes to mind. thinkingblue

A former Butch Otter staffer leaked a partial audio transcript she secretly recorded at an informal meeting Otter held with his Chief of Staff and the Director of the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare. The lurid, rambling transcript reveals a Nazi-esque attitude toward Idaho’s poor.

Pot Calling the Kettle Black

An expression that is said when one accuses another person of that which they are guilty of.

Many years ago, people used to cook over an open flame using copper kettles and iron pots. The copper kettles were usually polished after every use whereas the iron pots were not and remained blackened from the soot from previous cooking. Well someone got the idea that if the iron pot were alive and it looked at a nearby copper kettle, it would see a black image. The iron pot believes it sees the image of the copper kettle when in reality, because the copper kettle was polished, what the iron pot sees is a reflection of itself. This symbolic phrase became associated with hypocrisy. An accuser blames someone else for having a fault when the accuser, themselves has the fault (and generally in abundance). This can also sometimes be shortened to “pot, kettle, black.”

 

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LIBERAL AND PROUD OF IT! “Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.” - William E. Gladstone
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