If you're really satisfied with your position on something, you just say, 'Hey;' you just very calmly present something.
I never sympathise with the accused unless there's a chance the accused is not guilty, but I certainly don't ever sympathise with the criminal.
I'm not one of these guys who sits around saying, 'Gee, I mean, the person had a strange childhood and that's why he's doing this horrible thing. Poor Jeffrey Dahmer. He's just had a bad childhood and that's why he's eating people.' Wait a second! This person should be removed from the planet.
The country has come a long way in race relations, but the pendulum swings so far back. Everyone wants to be so sensitive.