Welcome Anonymous, It is currently Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:52 pm
     

The Crucible

Political discussions about everything

The Crucible

Postby johnforbes » Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:36 pm

The Crucible is a play by Arthur Miller. It is a dramatized story of the Salem witch trials.

Left-leaning Miller wrote the play as an allegory for McCarthyism, but isn't it more than slightly applicable today to a situation in which an anonymous allegation by a woman can derail a politician?

Now I'm no fan of Al Franken, but shouldn't anybody have the right to confront their accuser and get due process along the lines of the 6th Amendment (which embodies old ideas from Anglo-Saxon common law)?

It is a wash anyhow because Franken would be replaced with a leftist, and if removed Moore would be replaced by a conservative.

Should decades-old and often anonymous allegations be enough?

If so, couldn't any guy accuse Liz Warren and she would have to step down too?
johnforbes
 
Posts: 14428
Joined: Tue May 14, 2013 6:23 pm

Return to Political Forum

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 10 guests

Who is online

In total there are 10 users online :: 0 registered, 0 hidden and 10 guests (based on users active over the past 5 minutes)
Most users ever online was 192 on Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:34 pm

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 10 guests

Info

The team
Delete all board cookies
Delete style cookies
• All times are UTC - 8 hours [ DST ]
RocketTheme Joomla Templates