the enemy of your enemy is your friend

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the enemy of your enemy is your friend

A phrase highlighting how a common enemy can be a unifying force for otherwise disparate or antagonistic people or groups. I didn't want to work with that organization until I realized that we all wanted to keep the same candidate out of office. That's when I realized that the enemy of your enemy is your friend.
See also: enemy, friend, of
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