From Orlando Sentinel: My dad used to say, "Ignorance is no excuse for breaking the law."
Dad never lived in Florida.
Here, authorities say Orange County commissioners broke the law many times over — but got off with a slap on the wrist — all because they claimed they didn't know they were doing wrong.
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Perhaps you think I'm being simplistic. But look at the logic these guys used to claim ignorance: