March 25, 2020 Adventures in the Law

When You’re in a Hole, Stop Digging

By Norm Tabler

Most of us had learned by grade school that when you’ve dug yourself into a hole, the wisest course is to stop digging. Maybe it happened when you told your sixth-grade teacher the dog ate your homework, and she called your bluff, threatening to call your mother. You could have responded with yet another lie (maybe that your mother passed away?), but even at age eleven you knew to cut your losses and admit you hadn’t done your homework, and maybe that you didn’t have a dog.

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