Posthumous pardon for Turing?
This never ceases to annoy me:
It’s obvious what ought to be done. Either you posthumously pardon everyone who was convicted and punished under that law, or – if the law of the time is the law regardless of how silly it was – you do not pardon Turing. To posthumously pardon Turing alone is to say “heroes can get away with stuff that normal people can’t.” I don’t think that attitude leads to anything good for anyone.