As much as I feel for the father, I cannot abandon the concept of rule of law. It one man can extract his own justice in a case like this, where, exactly do we draw the line?
Christopher Dorner, for instance, has taken it on himself to right what he perceived to be an injustice. I recognize that the cases are not at all comparable, but where would you have us draw the line?
There's no law that provides a satisfactory outcome to Mr. Kwan. Same thing here.
If you see this as a matter of rule of law instead of justice, I can only assume that you living in Massachusetts has distorted your common sense.
His two sons were 11 and 12 years old, and they were killed in front of him.
I think an awful lot of people would draw the line somewhere beyond this guy and somewhere this side of Dorner.