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Coulter Takes No Prisoners

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Aaron, Apr 8, 2021.

  1. Aaron

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    MINNEAPOLIS VS. THE EVIDENCE - Ann Coulter

    Apparently, no one is watching the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer on trial for the murder of George Floyd. Otherwise, the media couldn’t get away with their spectacular lying to the public about how the prosecution is killing it.

    It’s quite the opposite. In fact, in less than a week, the prosecution’s theory of the crime has subtly shifted from MURDER! to “failed to provide what we would say, in retrospect, would be a full and complete duty of care during the one- to three-minute interval between Floyd’s resisting the police to his dying, as a hostile crowd screamed obscenities at the police officers.”

    The defense hasn’t even begun to make its case, but the prosecution’s witnesses keep helping Chauvin. (The only exception to the wild media lying is Headline News, where the lawyer commentators go the extra mile by watching the trial.)

    Week One was chock-a-block with weeping bystanders wailing about how they felt watching Chauvin restrain Floyd. This would be tremendous evidence if the charge against Officer Chauvin were “first-degree upsetting bystanders.” But that’s not the charge. That’s not even a crime.​
     
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    "So Genevieve, the state’s star witness on what the cops did wrong, testified that she would have done pretty much everything the officers did. But she would have been a lot bossier about it.

    As much as Genevieve’s one year with the fire department made her an expert on when a police officer should begin chest compressions, the Minneapolis Police Department’s own experts directly contradicted her this week. These were, again, prosecution witnesses."
     
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    From the article:

    My favorite witness — and the media’s favorite, too! — was Genevieve Hansen, Feminist Hero. She appeared in court in her firefighter dress uniform and a belligerent mood — though not as belligerent as the day Floyd died, when she showed up in sweats and began shrieking at the officers.
    So Genevieve, the state’s star witness on what the cops did wrong, testified that she would have done pretty much everything the officers did. But she would have been a lot bossier about it.

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    As much as Genevieve’s one year with the fire department made her an expert on when a police officer should begin chest compressions, the Minneapolis Police Department’s own experts directly contradicted her this week. These were, again, prosecution witnesses.

    On Tuesday, Lt. Johnny Mercil, the MDP’s use-of-force trainer, and Officer Nicole Mackenzie, the MPD’s medical support coordinator, testified that it would be appropriate not to provide care to a suspect who had just been fighting with officers, or in the presence of a hostile crowd.

    Chauvin had both those circumstances.
    Didn't see the above post before posting this, but will leave it anyway.
     
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    This same witness also smarted off telling the defense counselor that he didn't understand her job. All the while, she was blustering as though she knows the police officer's job. She also didn't believe the evidence of when medical help was called vs when it arrived.

    She was completely unprofessional, a total disgrace, and should be fired. It seems the defense may not be through with her yet, though.

    On the other hand, the police EMT instructor was the epitome of professionalism when she took the stand.
     
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    She could have been a good witness, but was too emotional and confrontational. She was completely unprofessional and seemed to have no understanding how court actually works.

    Once the judge dismissed the jury, she had the gall to ask if the cameras were still on. She seemed to be performing for the cameras.

    The only thing that she should have said at that point was “I apologize your Honor, to you, the court and to defense counsel. I promise to do better at controlling myself.”

    Hard to say how the back and forth will play with the jury, but the judge acted professionally.

    peace to you
     
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    Do you all want justice or do you just want your opinion to prevail?
    I want justice. If Chauvin acted in an unjust way in apprehending Floyd, then let it be shown. If not, then let it be shown. Let justice roll like a river.
    All you armchair jurists show why you would never have been selected.
     
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    Evidently someone hasn't bothered to pay attention to how the jury was selected. Lots here would have easily qualified, but still may have been rejected peremptorily.

    An ideal jurist should come from a "show me" state and not be prejudiced by biased press. It's doubtful any are on this jury.

    The prosecution must prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt. The defense need only show reasonable doubt.

    As a jurist, I would not need to be shown that he acted justly. That is presumed. Rather I would need to be shown beyond a reasonable doubt that he acted unjustly per the law according to the charges, or else the original "not guilty" presumption stands and becomes verdict.
     
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