The word scandal doesn't describe the outrage of the criminal acts being discovered by investigations. In our current society, "scandal" has been so misused, there isn't enough outrage associated with the description.
From the murders in Benghazi, to the deliberate acts of government agencies to criminally oppress - or spy - on citizens, a more fitting description needs to be applied. Atrocity is a better description. From this point on, I'll describe the acts as atrocities.
In Case You've Wondered
My blog is where my wandering thoughts are interspersed with stuff I made up. So, if while reading you find yourself confused about the context, don't feel alone. I get confused, too.
If you're here for the stories, I started another blog: scratchingforchange.blogspot.com
One other thing: sometimes I write words you refuse to use in front of children, or polite company, unless you have a flat tire, or hit your thumb with a hammer.
I don't use them to offend; I use them to embellish.