The conduct of the lacrosse team of which they were members was not admirable on the night of the incident, to say the least. And there are so many other victims of prosecutorial misconduct in this country who never get the high-priced legal representation and the high-profile, high-minded vindication that it strikes me as just a bit unseemly to heap praise and sympathy on these particular men.Oh I love it when objective media wades into the opinion waters and goes back and forth at will. No one is heaping praise on theses men, Terry, and God knows no on has anything positive to say about the way Big Media played along in Nifong's sicko power trip. Here's a tip for Terry Moran and all the other bearers of information - just because these guys might have been the kind that beat you up in high school doesn't mean there should be different tiers of justice in the United States. If you know of someone getting the shaft, Terry, go tell their stories and please try to be objective for a change.
There is a very large cushion under them--the one that softens the blows of life for most of those who go to Duke or similar places, and have connections through family, friends and school to all kinds of prospects for success.
14 April 2007
What Else do You Need to Know?
By day, a supposedly objective and professional journalist. By night . . . well, actually it's the same day - a nitwit who can't wait to tell you how much of a nitwit he is: