Who Will Prevail, The Scorpion Or The Frog?

By -- Red State—— Bio and Archives--January 10, 2019

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In their remarks on Tuesday night following President Trump’s address to the nation, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi accused him of holding government workers hostage in his bid to obtain funding for a border wall. Once again, they are requesting that Trump sign their spending bill without the wall funding to end the shutdown and then, they can work on fixing border security. I was reminded of the well-known fable, “The Scorpion and the Frog.”

A scorpion asks a frog to help him across the river. The frog hesitates because he is afraid the scorpion will sting him. The scorpion says he would never do that because they would both drown and the frog agrees. Halfway across the river, the scorpion stings the frog. Stricken, the frog asks him why he did it. The scorpion replies that he could not help himself because it was in his nature.—More…



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