Confused - From Jay

Dear Editor of PFV. 
I am responding to a post I read last night called Persecuting the Innocent. 
I find it sad and confusing as to why members of the public would harass an innocent man because his son committed a crime. But this is the world we live in right now and it isn't a very nice one.
It infuriates me that people are dim and uneducated to not realize that what they are actually doing by harassing and persecuting an innocent old gentleman is that they are actually committing a bloody crime themselves! It just seems that even if someone is innocent but are in some way connected to a criminal be it their son, daughter, wife, husband and so on, the criminals family is tied with the same brush although they have absolutely done no wrong!