my enemy's enemy is my friend

my enemy's enemy is my friend

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