I think I want to make a distinction here between things people have done and things people do. People can change and can be forgiven for things they have done, but that can only be meaningful if they do different things going forward.
It seems like this guy, despite having done some terrible things in the past, is now not doing those same things. And I think that's an important part of this.
he answer is gonna be yes as long as you're talking parents and children. yep this is the exact context I'm thinking through myself right now.
(Also, I would totally buy that guy a beer. Fuck Reagan.)