The public discussions about torture by Congress members on TV reached a level devoid of common sense, which inspired this writing. Perhaps we need a president who knows the difference between a boss who “goes by the book,” and one who realizes that some unintended circumstances may arise. John Locke said the purpose of all law is to give justice. Sometimes there may be a violation of a law when the circumstances of the violation may be unforseen. If the violator is pronounced “guilty,” an injustice is put upon the individual.
Letter: Leaders should recognize imperfections, show understanding
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