Once I got over that however, I pondered the political implications of such a sentencing only two days before elections.
Veeeery interesting, say I.
Edit: Look who else is pondering: Dan Gillmor
5/4/2009 Update: It’s been almost 3 years, and what remains in my mind from this event is the video of the hanging that showed up on YouTube. This was one of the first major incidences of user-generated content that I can remember.