"Because they are convenient. Society is lazy and doesn't want to think independently, they want someone else to establish the talking points for them. And it's funny because more often than not you'll hear someone say , "Well,…"
"Prosecutions must take place! We (the UN) investigate other world leaders for war crimes, we have in the past and are presently doing so. Bush broke the UN declaration against torture that Reagan signed. If his administration gets off the hook, then…"
"Excellent post. We're kind of in the same boat. Jesus said he would judge every nation and every person by these standards: "For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you…"