^ I understood his choice, I just don't respect it.
I don't understand why, honestly.
A man spends every day for months on end looking at casualty reports, watching friends of his die daily. Even the coldest person would want to put an end to the blood-letting.
Like Garak said, it cost the life of a Romulan senator and his guards, the life of a convict and the self-respect of a Starfleet officer. Like Garak, I consider it quite a bargain.
In a simple cost vs. benefit analysis, Sisko comes out ahead.