The "Just Doing my Job Excuse"
I can't stand when someone uses this excuse or uses it to explain someone else's action. I was bitching about cops the other day and someone said to me, "They're just doing their jobs". What the fuck kind of reason is that? The Nazi soldiers were "just doing their jobs" when they murdered millions of people. Our troops are "just doing their jobs" when they kill people overseas for no reason. In the capitalist society we live in pretty much everyone is "just doing their job". The robber that stole your shit at gunpoint is just doing his job. The bank denying you credit is just doing it's job. The lazy fat fuck at the DMV that's ignoring you even though you've been waiting in line for two hours is just doing her job. The terrorists could be said to be just doing their jobs. Doing your job is no fucking reason to do anything...unless you're a fucking coward and a pawn.