August 27, 2011

The Imperfect Beauty of the American Justice System

... as displayed in the case of Dominique Strauss-Kahn:

There aren’t all that many places in the world where law enforcement officers would move against a powerful millionaire based on the word of a poor, immigrant chambermaid. In fewer places still would the people who cuffed the suspect admit mistakes and later ask that charges be dropped.

~ The Washington Post, Editorial  (August 27, 2011)