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Another way to look at the divide…

September 28, 2007

…is to decide whether you think

Those of high rank should naturally, because of their position and responsibilities, endure less scrutiny than their followers,

or

Those of high rank should naturally, because of their position and responsibilities, endure more scrutiny than their followers.

Or, to put it yet another way, it’s this conversation:

“The aristocracy must have the right to go about our business unobserved, dear boy – it’s for your own good, you know. Just trust us!”

vs.

“The rich and powerful? They’re exactly the bastards we most need to keep our eyes on!”

Guess you can tell which side I’m on.

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