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He that liveth by the drive-by shooting...

There is no doubt that our legal system is flawed. Guilty people are set free, and innocents languish behind bars. Fortunately, those are the exceptions -- in the vast majority of cases, I believe that justice is done, guilty parties convicted, innocents released. We have constructed a truly great system, that stands head and shoulders above those of most of the rest of the world.

But do not mistake excellence for perfection.

Sometimes the laws of man fall short of achieving true justice, and higher courts must intervene...

Comments (3)

"Is there some sort of divi... (Below threshold)

"Is there some sort of divine message in that? The only message I got is to never get shot again. That (expletive) hurts."

So Cousins doesn't see the ... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

So Cousins doesn't see the divine intervention in his shooting? How does...what the...oh, nevermind. I'm just dumbfounded.

Ya gotta love the reporter's quip at the end, too:

"Or maybe karma finally caught up to him."

Thanks for your commentary there, Mr. or Ms. Objective Reporter.

I wouldn't say that the Bos... (Below threshold)

I wouldn't say that the Boston Herald is in any way objective, lol.






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