Trial by facebook

Posted On Jul 14 2013 by

We’ve witnessed something bizarre in our age. Since 1990 or so, we are the first generation that has the ability to watch just about any major event as it unfolds, anywhere in the world. This in and of itself is not a bad thing. What makes it disturbing is when anyone with a TV, computer, or smartphone feels they should be able to cast a vote and decide the fate of men and nations. I’ve never commented on the Zimmerman trial, nor will I now. I wasn’t there. I wasn’t selected for the jury. My only knowledge of the case …