Charlottesville: Setting the Guilty Free, Imprisoning the Innocent
by David Sims
IN THE STUPIDEST outcome of a trial that I’ve heard of lately, Deandre Harris (a Black male) was acquitted of assaulting Harold Crews (a White patriot), by hitting Crews on the face with a flashlight. There are videos showing what happened, and a guilty verdict should have been a cinch. But lawyers for Harris and Corey Long (also a Black male) told a number of lies that, apparently, the jury believed.
For example, the story about Harold Crews’ attacking Corey Long, trying to spear him with the flag pole, is a lie. The videos clearly show that Crews was facing away from Long when Long came upon Crews from behind and grabbed the flag pole, and then began trying to tear the flag away. Crews was struggling to retain possession of his property. He wasn’t trying to spear Long.
From 5:29 to 5:38 in this first video, you can see two important things. First, the flag pole is never poking into Corey Long’s torso. It is projecting past Long’s left hip. Second, you can see Deandre Harris’ flashlight swinging down and clipping Harold Crews on his left cheek. Observe the arc of trace glint of sunlight off the flashlight in the frame at 5:37, and you’ll see that the flashlight did make contact with Mr. Crews’ face, not with the flag pole, which was too far away. Now why couldn’t a reasonably alert jury notice that?
While the struggle between Corey Long and Harold Crews for possession of the flag and pole was underway, Deandre Harris joined the fight by attacking Crews, hitting him on the face with a heavy flashlight.
That’s what happened. That’s what the videos show.
Mr. Crews did not attack Corey Long. It was the other way around. Corey Long attacked Mr. Crews. Corey Long committed assault with the intent to commit vandalism and/or robbery. Deandre Harris committed assault as an accomplice of Corey Long.
How a jury could acquit Deandre Harris is difficult to understand. Can’t they see what’s in front of their eyes? Or are their eyes so suffused with media propaganda that their minds were made up before the trial even began?
It appears we’ve discovered the fallacy of trying to find truth by the method of voting on what the truth is.
The video begins with an outtake from a news interview with one of the lawyers, representing the Blacks, telling a lie. When you get to the part that shows how the violence began, and how it unfolded over the next minute, watch closely. There are “instant replays,” but you might want to replay even these to make sure you have noticed exactly what happened.
You’ll see that the jury got it wrong. Deandre Harris was guilty, in the sense that he actually did the deed that he was accused of doing.
The most alarming thing to emerge from this Charlottesville incident is the bias in the legal system, caused by the leftist media’s prejudicing of juries with impunity, after which guilty Blacks are declared not guilty and set free, their lies accepted as factual, while Whites who defend themselves and each other are convicted of felonies and then fined and sent to prison.
Let’s be clear. Deandre Harris wasn’t running to the defense of Corey Long. He was joining Long’s attack on Harold Crews. That the jury at Harris’ trial rendered a not guilty verdict that was in conflict with facts, easily observed on videos, leaves us doubting the intelligence, or the honesty, of the jurors.
Likewise, the recent conviction of Jacob Scott Goodwin (who may spend ten or more years in a Black-dominated System prison), who was indeed defending (or avenging) Mr. Crews against the attack by Deandre Harris, shows a remarkable moral or mental deficit of the jurors at his trial.
Together, the media and the lawyers successfully pulled off “making black seem white and white seem black, according as they are paid,” just as the 17th-century author Jonathan Swift noted about the courts of England.
The claim that Harold Crews attacked Corey Long is a lie.
• It was the other way around. Corey Long approached Harold Crews from behind and tried to steal Crews’ flag.
The claim that Mr. Crews speared, or tried to spear, Corey Long is a lie.
• Videos clearly show that Corey Long had control over the end of the flag pole nearest him, and that the pole extended past Corey Long’s left hip. The end of the flag pole never was pointing toward Corey Long’s torso.
The claim that Deandre Harris hit the flag pole, and not Mr. Crews’ face, is a lie.
• The flag pole was beyond Deandre Harris’ reach with the flashlight. If you follow the arc of sunlight reflecting from the flashlight on the video frame, you will see that it struck Mr. Crews on the left cheek, precisely where other video frames show Crews’ face to be wounded.
Furthermore, Corey Long hauled Harold Crews toward Deandre Harris by pulling on the flag pole. That, too, is shown in the video evidence.
But a trial jury believed a set of lies regarding the attack on Mr. Crews by both Corey Long and Deandre Harris. They set the guilty free. They sent the blameless to prison.
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