I didn't catch the program. It sounds from comments here that it was surprisingly balanced, considering it was a Capt Dan piece.
I understand the difference between being held captive and having a simple possession stolen.
Did you understand the difference between having a simple possession stolen and having the effort and sacrifice made to acquire it stolen?
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