Another Reason I Voted for This Man

1 05 2009

“I will seek someone who understands that justice isn’t about some abstract legal theory or footnote in a case book,” Obama said.
“It is also about how our laws affect the daily realities of people’s lives — whether they can make a living and care for their families; whether they feel safe in their homes and welcome in their own nation.

. . .I view that quality of empathy, of understanding and identifying with people’s hopes and struggles as an essential ingredient for arriving at just decisions and outcomes.””

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