Justice for Unpalatable People

Perhaps the best real test of our sense of justice or fairness comes when we have to be just or fair to a repulsive character.

I try to be just and fair, so here are a couple of links:

First, regarding the man whom Rush Limbaugh used to call “the Breck girl”:

http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/296534/questionable-prosecution-brjohn-edwards-editors

Second, with regard to this man:

http://swampland.time.com/2012/04/12/the-story-behind-lawrence-odonnells-apology-to-mormons/

The ultimate test, though, must surely be to show restraint with regard to this man, a consummate jackass and a foul-mouthed misogynist (reader beware) who has given a million dollars to the Super-PAC that supports Barack Obama’s effort to hold on to the American presidency:

Readers of this blog will happily recall, however, that in fact I’ve already passed this last test:

http://dcpsicetnon.blogspot.com/2012/03/intemperate-personal-hostility-on.html

My reward in heaven does, indeed, seem assured.


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