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View Diary: Lauryn Hill Begins 3-Month Sentence for Tax Evasion. Number of Wall St. Executives in Jail? Zero. (80 comments)

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  •  Since I acknowledged the prosecution has not been (0+ / 0-)

    as severe as anyone here would like, I do not see what your point is. You seem to be hung up on the phrasing of my original comment, which spoke of the consensus DK opinion.

    Is that your objection, that I call opinion opinion and not axiomatic fact?

    •  Anyone here would like... (0+ / 0-)

      ...including you?  It was a compound sentence, after all.  What came after your acknowledgement was more than a misreading of the diarist's intended argument.  

      Since A, then B.  

      A
      Since in fact Wall Street was not prosecuted as extensively as our sense of justice demands,
      Then
      B
      the US should stop enforcing all laws.
      Is this what you actually believe the diarist is saying?  Or is this your way of distancing yourself from the DKos consensus regarding the lack of will of the DoJ to prosecute Wall Street execs?

      You see, your acknowledgement in the first part of the sentence takes on a sarcasm in the latter part of the sentence.  It's a little word game...and it's easy enough to recognize it for what it is.

      all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.

      by 4kedtongue on Fri Jul 12, 2013 at 09:00:38 AM PDT

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