Did you want the deep-downers here? Did you dare deplore what Hamcrusher said, all that bile and ancient lies? Or did you say, “Well, I don’t agree with him, of course, but he’s got a point”? Did you say, “Oh, he goes too far, but it’s about time somebody said it”? And now you have come here to wring your hands and say how dreadful, it was nothing to do with you? Who were the dwarfs in the mobs, then?

– on accountability |
Terry Pratchett, Thud!