HP Does the Right Thing…Why Doesn’t Congress?
A breach of HP’s culture may have allowed this ill behavior to occur but it looks like the company is getting its culture back on track quickly:
Hewlett-Packard shoved Chairwoman Patricia Dunn off its board Friday, severing its ties to a leader whose efforts to plug a media leak morphed into a spying scandal that has spawned criminal and congressional investigations.
No matter whether it be chairman of the board, chief operating officer or president of the United States when they break the law, violate basic human rights, then they should be quickly removed from their position.
Waiting for the end of a contract or term of office or the next election is not acceptable in cases of such fundamental violations. That congress has not acted implicates at least the majority senators and representatives as accomplices. It is not clear that the minority legislators as indicated by their seeming compacency are any less guilty.
There are times when the people must take the action into their own hands. We may be facing one of those times.