The purpose of execution is not to demonstrate our similarity with a depraved murderer but our moral differences.
No, the purpose of execution is the a) punish the offender and 2) protect society from further damage by him.
People react viscerally to this kind of horrific crime but generally speaking, I think they really just want the perps gone in the quickest, cleanest way possible.
posted on 01/14/2007 9:48:38 AM PST
(Democrats are a waste of tax money and good oxygen.)
Don't forget #3) Warn others away from victimizing innocents.
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