Hold My Thought — A Quixotic Quandary

While reading an editorial today by Charles P. Pierce in Esquire Magazine, I was compelled to research the word quandary. This is the segment causing my quandary:

This is the segment unleashing the urge:

“It is important to remember that, at the end of his tenure as governor of Indiana, (Mike) Pence was intensely unpopular, having nearly squandered the state’s entire tourist economy by fashioning safe spaces for Christocentric bigotry. In fact, ever since Pence jumped into the co-pilot’s seat next to President Crashcup, the Republicans in Indiana have broken a lot of rock trying to undo their former governor’s acts of maladministration. In short, taking the vice president’s slot on a ticket with Donald Trump was the only serious political option Mike Pence had left.” — Charles P. Pierce May 19, 2017

IDIOMS FOR QUANDARY

  • Between a Rock and a Hard Place
  • Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right
  • Careful what you wish for
  • Out of the frying pan into the fire
  • Between the Devil and the deep blue sea
  • on the horns of a dilemma
  • Screwed
  • No win situation

And, finally,

PS: Mr. Pierce’s full editorial is here: http://www.esquire.com/news-politics/politics/news/a55165/mike-pence-strategy-michael-flynn/?src=nl&mag=esq&list=nl_enl_news&date=051917 

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