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Values, ethics, art, 9/11, Polanski and Brooke Shields: justice delayed is still justice; justice trumps exploitation posing as art and free speech

Posted 05-Oct-2009 at 01:30 PM (13:30) by Gurdur (Stranger In An Even Stranger Land)
Updated 27-Mar-2010 at 10:58 PM (22:58) by Gurdur

I'm really pissed off. The apologetics I've seen around the net for Polanski are disgusting. The man drugged and committed statutory rape on a thirteen-year-old, fer crissakes, and on reading her testimony, implicit coercion seems to have been there as well (though Polanski plea-bargained the charge down to "unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor"). Polanski became a fugitive from justice, and now some are whining that he should be free from extradition and prosecution merely because he was so...
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