Another question from Gregory Stock’s book is this:
If all public officials found guilty of accepting bribes were to suffer the same punishment and you could set that punishment, what would it be?
The purpose of punishment is reform, so it wouldn’t be a matter of punishment–such public officials could not be reformed.
It would be a matter of consequences.
And these would be the consequences:
Such public officials would be removed from office immediately and permanently.
Such public officials would have to make reparations to all of those they had wronged.