We go to the crime scenes, but when we get there we stand and wait, elaborated Lars Byström, the media relations officer of the Stockholm Police Department. If we see a burning car, we let it burn if there is no risk of the fire spreading to other cars or buildings nearby. By doing so we minimize the risk of having rocks thrown at us.
A famous writer described a system where the government vigorously punishes the law abiding for small infractions, but ignores serious crimes. If anyone can help refresh my memory as to what this was called, I would appreciate it.
I think some thing like “authoritarian anarchy” but a search on that comes up dry.
Isn’t that Ayn Rand? I don’t remember the book, though.
maybe it was 'The Simpsons'....:o)