In the blue corner, Hanlon’s Razor:
Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.
Its variants are attributed to Napoleon and found in Goethe’s “Sorrows of Young Werther“.
In the red corner, weighing in 850 pounds, is a quote by James Forrestal, as reported by Joseph McCarthy:
. . . → Read More: Quote Deathmatch: Hanlon’s Razor vs James Forrestal