It seems pity is all too often reserved for people who commit acts of absolute, irrevocable evil. The worse the offense, the more automatic must be the mercy towards the perpetrator.
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A week ago, two convicted mass murderers leaped back into public consciousness as news coverage of their stories briefly intersected. One was freed from prison, the other expressed his contrition.
Don't the families of the victims of Iraq and the war on terror, and the nation as a whole, deserve a collective truth for the worst foreign policy blunder in our history?
TRIPOLI, Libya — The only man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing returned home Thursday to a cheering crowd after his release from a Scottish prison...
I can't imagine what it must have been like for the families of the 35 Syracuse University students to get the news that Pan Am Flight 103 had exploded over the tiny Scottish town of Lockerbie.
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