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  •  Yes, only the worst possible crimes (9+ / 0-)

    should ever be prosecuted.

    Torture, aggressive war, warrantless surveillance and all the rest of the Bush-era crimes can safely be ignored because Charles Taylor has done something worse.

    Except...

    We, the American People, own the enormities of the former regime in a way we'll never own Taylor's atrocities. We also own, like it or not, the fact that the present regime has allowed the criminals to live free and prosper.

    When you triangulate everything, you can't even roll downhill...

    by PhilJD on Wed May 30, 2012 at 06:18:08 AM PDT

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