Bill Cosby is free! Lock up your daughters! Fix your own drinks! Mix your own Jell-O. Finally, he can ditch prison orange and return to ugly sweaters.
For months, we’ve been told by the Qnuts that Trump is coming back and he’ll be reinstated. But Trump isn’t back in the White House. He’s not back on Twitter. He’s not back on Facebook. Instead, we got Bill Cosby back. In fact, he even tweeted yesterday. He’s not even just out of prison, the Cos is back on Twitter.
Upon hearing that Bill Cosby was released by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, you probably asked yourself, “What the fuck?”
Why did the state Supreme Court release Bill Cosby? I mean, this is the same state Supreme Court that had zero interest in listening to Trump’s bogus election fraud claims…but they’ll listen to Cosby? Does this mean the state’s highest court decided Bill Cosby is innocent and he never raped anyone? No. It does not.
Bill Cosby is NOT exonerated. When over 50 women accuse you of being a rapist, it’s probably mathematically impossible that they’re all lying.
A jury convicted Cosby of three counts of aggravated indecent assault against Andrea Constand, but she’s just one accuser. Over 50 women have claimed “America’s Dad” either raped or assaulted them…usually while they were passed out from drinks he made them. So why was he released?
Cosby had served three years of a three- to 10-year sentence at a maximum-security prison outside Philadelphia when the court ruled that a “non-prosecution agreement” with a previous prosecutor meant Cosby should not have been charged in the case.
In 2005, a prosecutor assured Cosby he wouldn’t be charged if he testified in a civil case against him. He did and admitted he gave Quaaludes to women he was pursuing for sex. In 2015, and a few days before the 12-year statute of limitations expired in the case and amidst new accusations of drugging and sexual assault against Cosby, a new prosecutor, who had not given any assurances to Cosby, filed charges against him. Cosby’s admission in the civil trial of drugging women was used against him.
The Supreme Court said, “In light of these circumstances, the subsequent decision by successor D. A.s to prosecute Cosby violated Cosby’s due process rights.” With the statute of limitations expiring on most of these accusations, Cosby probably will not ever be charged…unless the frail 83-year Jell-O pusher does it again and a brand new case is opened.
Cosby didn’t say anything at his lawyer’s press conference, but he did tweet a photo of himself with his fist raised and wrote, “I have never changed my stance nor my story. I have always maintained my innocence.” Innocent people don’t drug girls with Quaaludes. From the civil case where he admitted he was a rapist, he settled with Constrand and paid her $3.38 million. Innocent people don’t pay accusers nearly $4 million.
Bruce Castor, one of Cosby’s lawyers did claim this “exonerated” the Cos. It should be noted Castor was also Donald Trump’s lawyer during his second impeachment trial.
Cosby was NOT exonerated. His prosecutor, Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele, pointed out, “He was found guilty by a jury and now goes free on a procedural issue that is irrelevant to the facts of the crime.”
Phylicia Rashad, who played Cosby’s wife on The Cosby Show, tweeted, “FINALLY!!!! A terrible wrong is being righted- a miscarriage of justice is corrected!” And then she tweeted, “I fully support survivors of sexual assault coming forward. My post was in no way intended to be insensitive to their truth.” Bullshit. You can’t say you hate the Holocaust and want to support the survivors, but you love Hitler.
Ms. Rashad, who supports rapists, is the Dean of Howard University’s College of Fine Arts. Howard needs to say, “Good bye, Phylicia.”
Cosby’s lawyers described the court that sent him to prison as corrupt. But keep in mind, one of them has defended Donald Trump.
The greatest tragedy of this is it discourages victims from coming forward after being raped and assaulted by powerful men. They may see it being pointless when after you finally catch and punish them, another court’s just going to turn around and set them free. We can’t let that happen.
Unlike Cosby’s lawyers and Phylicia Rashad, we need to support rape survivors. #MeToo needs to continue.
The only women who supports bastards like Bill Cosby and Donald Trump are green hags. Don’t drink the Kool-Aid in their cauldron.
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Another blow to women everywhere, and to the good guys who try to support them. The Old Boys Network is apparently well and doing fine. This probably gives Peter Nygaard hope that even if he is convicted of rapes all around the world over the past 50 years (I actually knew a woman in Winnipeg whom he paid off after raping her–she would rather have seen him in jail but the police would not even investigate so she took the money, so I know he is guilty) he will be able to find a technicality that will see him go free. What a bunch of spineless assholes.
For The Cos, surely some other state can pick up where Pennsylvania screwed up. They have no need to honour deals made by Pennsylvania DAs. Stick his sorry old ass back in jail, and give his victims a bit of peace.
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