Lesser evil

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A lesser evil is one that is not as bad as the alternative.[citation needed]


Lew Rockwell notes, "If you write about and follow politics enough, you eventually realized that most evil in this world is brought about by those seeking a lesser of two evils. And those who assist in this very much resent it when you point out that they are promoting evil."[1]


  1. Rockwell, Lew (15 December 2008). "Don't Cave". http://mises.org/daily/3256.