When one person acts and apologizes for his group’s past sins and oppressions, it may make for a feel-good moment, but it does little to solve long-held grievances.
God-willing, Brett Kavanaugh will serve on the court for a long time and his name will be on rulings. It was important for President Trump, as the leader of the United States, to apologize to protect the institution’s legitimacy.
When a public figure accepts responsibility for misbehavior without actually communicating any explicit consequences that follow, it is merely a soft manipulation of the public.
It’s time to stop prostrating ourselves for words or actions that some people find offensive or over which we have absolutely no control.
At this moment of reflection upon the problems in the resolution to the Second World War, there are victims who are politically palatable, and others who are conveniently forgotten.
Needlessly elaborate verbal trainwrecks designed to dodge accountability don’t exactly foster trust between voters and politicians.
Neil deGrasse Tyson held a belief that was not founded in an objective reality. And it took a revealingly long time to get anyone to acknowledge that.
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