Ken White at Popehat concedes that “the system is broken”. After a year and a half ensnared by poisonous fecal tendrils in the unpumped toxic septic tank of DC “justice”, I don’t think “broken” quite covers it.
To any non-American, this system is utterly repulsive. In England, trial by jury replaced trial by ordeal. Somehow America has managed to turn trial by jury into a mere postscript to trial by ordeal.
I think it ought to be possible to litigate a 270-word blog post in under 270 weeks. So let’s get on with it.