Idiom: 'Running with the hare and hunting with the hounds'

What does 'Running with the hare and hunting with the hounds' mean?

Meaning:

If someone is running with the hare and hunting with the hounds, they are trying to support or go with two opposing views, causes or factions at the same time.


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