I have implemented a policy on this piece of digital fishwrap to never mention certain names that will go unmentioned.
The rationale is that the organization and family behind this certain name want nothing more than to be named and garner the attention by which such naming is accompanied.
I think that by not naming the heretofore unnamed name, I'm taking away that which allows this organization to keep going - or at least I'm not contributing to it in my own small sense. I've always thought that if we can ignore them long enough, they'll go away.
Having stated that, it is nice to read news stories about the recent legal verdict against this unnamed organization. And even though the $11 million judgment in favor of the father of a fallen soldier will undoubtedly be appealed, it gives me hope that more such lawsuits will be successful.
If nothing else it will help keep the unnamed family tied up in court, devoting more of their financial resources to defending their obnoxiousness instead of perpetrating it.
tagged: funeral, protest, verdict, Topeka, Snyder, emotional distress