A Harper contributor rewarded.
But what’s this? Mollycoddling miscreants? How are they going to fill all those unbuilt prisons with unreported criminals if even the reported ones walk free?
[H/t DAMMIT JANET!]
UPDATE: [H/t reader and blogger Fern Hill] The transcript. Read it and weep.
From the Winnipeg Free Press story:
Three times that night, she rebuffed his sexual advances.
She told him she was in pain; she asked if he was going to kill her.
“It will only hurt for a little while,” he said.
…In this case, Dewar said, “there was some invitation, however involuntary.”
The judge then added that he wasn’t criticizing the victim.