Ethal Maharg is Right: We Have a Morality Problem

3 min readMay 26, 2022

In a rare moment of humanity during the New Mexico gubernatorial debate last week, candidate Ethal Maharg broke away from generic campaign talking points to speak about rising crime from a perspective mainstream politicians don’t usually acknowledge.

After noting the failure of judges to hold criminals accountable, Maharg offered something even she admitted isn’t common in…