Despite all the public hand-wringing about negative advertising, political veterans will tell you that it persists because, more often than not, it works. But tearing down the other guy has another attraction: It can be a substitute for building much of a case for what the mudslinger will do once in office.
There is no substitute for books in the life of a child.
Communism introduced into the world a substitute for true religion. It is a counterfeit of the gospel plan.
If you substitute marijuana for tobacco and alcohol, you’ll add eight to 24 years to your life.
There’s no real substitute for the care of the real mother.
The role model approach to social change is no substitute for challenging unjust employment practices, educational policies and housing.
If we wish to substitute for war the settlement of disputes by justice, we must first substitute for the condition of international anarchy a condition of international order.