Kelly Thomas: Whatever you do to the least of my brothers …
A jury in Santa Ana has found two former murderous sadistic evil foul inhumane vile despicable police officers totally in the right for beating a mentally ill homeless man to death as he begged for his father and for his life. Here is the film:
There are only so many words one can drag from the vocabulary to describe how horrific this crime was, and how equally vile and despicable the jury is for endorsing such a brutal act of senseless, cruel and depraved violence.
I do not care to read beyond the headline. Instead, I would like to picture Kelly as he was in life:
To Kelly’s Father, and Mother, Ron and Kathy, and to Kelly’s extended family, my husband and I and countless others who read this are heartbroken. We want you to know that we are so so sorry. We are also absolutely furious. How does one accept the unacceptable? We do not know. But just because some verdict happened somehow in our broken court system means nothing in a system outside of the courts and inside our hearts, that we consider to be one of humanity, and that is what matters.
More Firedoglake coverage on this from hotflashcarol: Not guilty verdicts in Kelly Thomas trial