A few of these bad guys won't even bother trying to justify their acts, but most will.
Most of the justifiers will claim they possess a magical quality they'll call "authority", and will claim this quality can turn evil into good when they use it.
They are liars, of course.
But most people will buy it, because in their minds "authority" is permission to do bad things. Things they know they shouldn't do, but will somehow believe are OK as long as you have "authority". Yes, it is just that dumb.
All that stuff is beside the point. The point is, what are you going to do about it? What will you let the violators get away with?
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