Mark Morey

Not the rule, and that’s remarkable

RE: “Visions, values, and tragedy” [Special Focus, July 17]:

Congratulations to Joyce Marcel, for writing, and to The Commons, for publishing, the story-beneath-the-story surrounding this unfortunate event. My guess is that you'll catch a bucket-full from various people and organizations, and that you knew you would going in, which makes your efforts all the more commendable.

After reading the story, and taking in both Alex Gyori's reported remarks and actions, along with the reported conduct of Michael Martin, it is clear that:

1. There is no excusing Richard Gagnon's actions. However poorly he was (or felt himself to have been) treated, you just don't shoot your boss because he's been mean to you.

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