Friday, June 13, 2008

A Disturbing Juxtaposition

Hat tip to Little Green Footballs (see blogroll) for linking to this USAToday article about an Ohio judge who has a problem with the supposed cruelty that is meted out to condemned prisoners who are put to death by lethal injection.

There is more than one issue about this photo that must be addressed. First, you will notice the two heroes of this judge who adorn his wall. This is not the first time that an Obama supporter has been photographed with a Che Guevara poster on his wall. There is most definitely a similarity regarding the cult of personality that both figures have attained with members of the political left. Let's just hope that when/if Obama is inaugurated as president, he doesn't adopt Che's methods of dealing with his political opposition.
Which brings me to my next point: here is a judge who believes that the methods used during lethal injection are too painful, and I wouldn't be surprised if this judge is against capital punishment to begin with. That said, his idolization of Che Guevara becomes even more puzzling. If lethal injection is too painful, how does the judge feel about a bullet in the back of the neck, which is how Che often had his victims dispatched? If the judge is indeed against capital punishment, how does he deal with the fact that his hero Che had thousands of men and boys put up against a blood and gristle-spattered wall and shot?
My next concern about his judge is who elected this moron; or is he even elected? How would you like to be in his courtroom? Actually, if you are a criminal, I would bet you will make out pretty well with this joker in charge. I'm sure he shares the culturally Marxist assertion that criminals do what they do because of society's oppression. If this guy is elected to his judgeship, hopefully this photographic evidence of his radical and hypocritical views will be addressed when he runs for reelection.
Good Day to You, Sir


Darren said...

Excellent commentary.

Law and Order Teacher said...

Good job on the post.
In Ohio, a Common Pleas Court judge runs for office and hears cases involving felonies. Elyria is in Cuyahoga County which includes Cleveland and is very Dem and very liberal. It always amazes me that a judge can take it upon him/herself to arbitrarily declare something unconstitutional. It takes a lot of time and money to set it straight. A Supreme Court is a court of appeals and a case must be appealed for them to hear it. As for the poster of Che and Obama together, it couldn't be more appropriate. Both are leftists. Che was a murderer. Obama is just a weak-kneed socialist. Both are dangerous.

Law and Order Teacher said...

I made a mistake on the judge's county. It is next to Cuyahoga. Still liberal. Sorry.