Justice Served Like a $50 Steak
There aren’t many of us can afford a fifty-dollar steak. But then, faced with big-guy little-guy there aren't many of us who can afford justice either.
That’s my point and it carries over to the Senate impeachment trial
We spend a lot of time on the unfairness of prosecution when it comes to tossing the poor and badly-represented in jail—and well we should.
But there’s a flip-side to that argument and it fits as perfectly as the heads and tails on a coin. The wealthy seldom go to the slammer and the super-wealthy hardly ever. A fifty-dollar steak to them is a Big Mac. A bit more time might be usefully spent on the unfairness of defense.
So now we’re watching an impeachment mis-trial
A mis-trial is defined as 'an inconclusive trial, such as one in which the jury cannot agree on a verdict.' Okay, I understand that. Better known as a 'hung jury.' But I have another definition: A mis-trial is an inconclusive trial, such as one in which the jury has already agreed on a verdict.
And we’re watch…