Second, success will require that the US president re-examine the sources of US leverage, with Kim having seized the moral high ground
internationally with his emergence as a peacemaker.
They have seized the moral high ground
, while kicking Berlusconi off a cliff at the edge.
Conservatives seized the moral high ground
over public spending early in the downturn, by admitting cuts are needed while Labour was still claiming it could increase cash for services.
In their zeal to expose the peddlers of "vile smears" the newspapers repeated the smears, albeit obliquely, the way newspapers do when they are convinced they have seized the moral high ground
but are not quite sure how best to exploit it.
As I'd anticipated, he wasn't the man who'd staked pounds 16 and thereby seized the moral high ground
from his fellow winners.
Compare and contrast that with Cardinal Thomas Winning's pronouncements which have seized the moral high ground
on the same issue.