Originally Posted by jameswilson29
...Unfortunately, one must dig through a mountain of B.S. to find these valuable nuggets...The defense of Captain Walbridge and The Bounty incident was certainly in that category.
Those who mischaracterize as "defense" the suggestions to withhold judgement until more facts were in fall into that same category.
Determining true root causes of safety incidents requires problem solving ability, courage, and perseverance, which appeared to be lacking in those who wanted to rush to judgement.