You reap what you sow on the low moral ground

Editorial in The Hindu on the crisis in the BJP in Karnataka:

“An inglorious capitulation by the central leadership of the Bharatiya Janata Party to political blackmail by a mining lobby spearheaded by the Reddy brothers has paved the way for a resolution of the Karnataka crisis – for now…

“Having used the financial muscle of the brothers to win over independents and engineer defections from other parties last year, and to fight the Lok Sabha election this year, the BJP was in no position to take the moral high ground…

“But given a compromised central leadership, there was no question of the ‘party with a difference’ taking anything but the moral low ground.”

Read the full editorial: Dishonourable to the core