Comment of the Day: Sex-Offender Sentences
We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.
So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.
This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit, clarity and whatever else we feel like at the moment.
We wrote about two recent cases where a teacher was found guilty on a first-offense charge of having sex with a student. The male defendant got 90 years; the female defendant got three days in jail and seven years' probation.
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One reader had some advice on how to handle the apparent discrepancy.
Brandon D wrote:
The lesson here is: Don't do anything wrong in Texas. Heck, don't do anything right in Texas.
Hell, just don't be in Texas period.
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