Shorter Harry Reid: We need justice, not justice

“Justice must be served. Retribution should not be a part of what we’re talking about.”

-- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada), April 23, 2009.

Synonyms for "retribution," from

avengement, avenging, comeuppance, compensation, counterblow, eye for an eye*, just desserts, justice, punishment, reckoning, recompense, redress, repayment, reprisal, requital, retaliation, revanche, revenge, reward, satisfaction, vengeance, what for

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