He’s just posted on his website: ‘I have let my family down and I regret those transgressions with all of my heart. I have not been true to my values and the behavior my family deserves.’ But he goes on… ‘But no matter how intense curiosity about public figures can be, there is an important and deep principle at stake which is the right to some simple, human measure of privacy. I realize there are some who don’t share my view on that….
But for me, the virtue of privacy is one that must be protected in matters that are intimate and within one’s own family. Personal sins should not require press releases and problems within a family shouldn’t have to mean public confessions.’ Do you agree with him?