[LMB] General rules for Governments

Joel Polowin jpolowin at hotmail.com
Tue Jun 22 22:14:15 BST 2021


Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> wrote:
> Something my dad (a lawyer himself) used to say was:
>
> "Legislate in haste, repent at leisure."  IOW, passing laws when upset
> often leads to unforeseen bad consequences.

OTOH, that can be an excuse for never passing/changing laws, if the
upsetting thing keeps happening.  "It's too soon!"  "It's been 'too
soon' for you for many years now."

Miles and Mark would probably have been "too soon" for Ekaterine and
Kareen's families, more or less indefinitely.

Joel


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