A colleague recently called to complain about the criticism heaped on him for his efforts to bring detention reform to his community. He has been called a lot of names and doesn’t know if he can continue to endure the emotional pain. It made me think of others doing this work and the same painful darts they’re enduring. So I will share with you what I shared in part with him. By now it should be no surprise that as judges go I am left-of-center.