Didn't Handley know he just made Baby Jesus cry?
"Naturally, we are very disappointed by this result, but understand that in a criminal case, every defendant must make the decision that they believe serves their best interest," CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein said. "Because the set of facts specific to this case were so unique, we hope that its importance as precedent will be minimal. However, we must also continue to be prepared for the possibility that other cases could arise in the future as a result."Yeah yeah. "Believes serves their best interest."
But note my emphasis in the above quote.
"The price of freedom is eternal vigilance." (Thomas Jefferson)And:
"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." (Benjamin Franklin)Not to sound paranoid but...be afraid. Be very afraid.
(h/t: Neil Gaiman on Twitter)