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Old January 9 2012, 06:37 PM   #50
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Re: Is Picard a hypocrite?

Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post
horatio83 wrote: View Post
the Federation council permitted Dougherty's mission.
So he says. I see no reason to believe him.
But there's nothing in the film that contradicts his statement as well...

Insurrection wrote:
Now! If the Enterprise gets through with news about their brave Captain's valiant struggle on behalf of the defenceless Ba'ku, your Federation politicians will waver, your Federation opinion polls will open a public debate, your Federation allies will want their say. ...Need I go on?
This dialogue would seem to suggest that the Federation government knew what was going on.
"If we're going to be damned, let's be damned for what we really are." - Jean-Luc Picard, "Encounter at Farpoint"
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