I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. We’re in the age of LAWLESSNESS.
We’re seeing it come in multiple forms.
First, it happens when some people are not charged for actual offenses. We saw that recently with Darrell Brooks, the Waukesha, Wisconsin, motorist who allegedly ran over dozens of adults and children at a Christmas parade, killing six. He’d been charged for numerous crimes over his lifetime and was never held accountable for their seriousness.
Then we have the recent case of school shooter Ethan Crumbley – and his parents. In this case, the prosecutors seem determined to make the punishment fit the crimes – even though the laws on the books may not fit them.
It’s just one more way that prosecutors become a law unto themselves.
Former U.S. Attorney Andrew McCarthy said in an interview with Fox News that the laws on the books are being stretched on the basis of emotion.
“I really think it’s outrageous. I mean, I understand it because people are very hot, emotions are very raw, this was a heinous act (the Michigan school shooting),” McCarthy said. “It’s going to be the subject of a prosecution where the kid who did the shooting who’s going to be treated as an adult, which the prosecutors have the discretion to do, is appropriately looking at multiple life counts and attempted murder counts. You know, he can’t live long enough to serve the number of years that are going