Re: My "Just Saw Insurrection For the First Time" Review.
It seems clear from the movie that the council wasn't told the full story, and as soon as they had been updated they reveresed their earlier ruling.
IIRC the movie ends before it's made clear what the council's decision will ultimately be.
It was the best of Trek, it was the worst of Trek...
"If I lean over, I leave myself open to wedgies, wet willies, or even the dreaded Rear Admiral!"