Here's the thing about principle.
Unless applied equally it is not really principle at all. He who climbs on his moral high horse when a wrong is done to him or his, but leaves the horse stabled when an identical wrong is done to someone else, acts from self-interest and that is the opposite of principle.
All of which renders rather hollow theGOP's recent chastisement of its problem child, Donald Trump, over an insult to Sen.John McCain. As you've no doubt heard, Mr. Trump, speaking at a conference of Christian conservatives, took issue with a suggestion that Mr. McCain, a Vietnam-era Navy flier shot down by the North Vietnamese, is a war hero.
"He's not a war...