Blaming the Victim

One of my greatest problems with people in general is an almost universal lack of accountability. Society, it seems, teaches us that there is always somewhere else the finger can be pointed, and there is little reason to fess up to personal failings or fault when a suitable target is in range. You may call that cynical, but the recent actions of Carleton University and the unrelated assertions of a child molester do nothing but confirm my views.
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And the Verdict Is….

… As you all know already, Mayor Larry O’Brien has been found not guilty on charges of influence peddling.
Did anyone really expect any different?
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Judgement Day

Ottawa Mayor Larry O’Brien enters the courthouse today to hear the verdict in his influence peddling trial, and the whole city is holding its breath in anticipation of the judgement. Will Dirty Larry be found guilty or not?
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