Grasping at Straws

This phrase alludes to a person that is drowning and trying to save themselves by grabbing at flimsy reeds.  I thought this phrase was poignant as it seemed like this is what Derek Chauvin’s lawyer was trying to do so he could explain his client’s behavior, but I think he may have grabbed the short straw when he took this case, and this straw ended up being the one that broke Chauvin’s back.

Written for Linda G. Hill Life in progress One-Liner Wednesday.

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