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Ethics complaint filed against Durham, N.C., prosecutor

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by ondeadline, Dec 28, 2006.

  1. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

    I think Nifong's actions are at the very least troubling, considering what I've read.

  2. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Condemnation of the accuser? Shouldn't that be the accused? He practically convicted them via TV.
  3. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    Mike Nifong should be put away - in much the same manner he's been trying to publicly crucify the kids involved in the case.

    He's done nothing but go after Duke University the whole time, almost as if getting these guys will somehow take out the snobs. Now that he has no case, he's still going at it.

    This whole mess got him re-elected as Durham County DA, so it was likely that the anti-Duke people around Durham had taken notice.

    Now it's time to fry his a_s. Now. His actions haven't been troubling, they've been disturbing.
  4. DyePack

    DyePack New Member

    State bar harasses heroic prosecutor [/nyt]
  5. wickedwritah

    wickedwritah Guest

    Anyone know if Durham County permits recall elections? If so, I would hope everyone signs a petition stat and gets it on the ballot ASAP.
  6. terrier

    terrier Well-Known Member

    Find me a likeable person in this whole story - strippers who can't keep a story straight, shortcutting prosecutor, spoiled student-athletes.
    Sic Trump on 'em all.
  7. dog428

    dog428 Active Member

    I'll go with the players.

    Spoiled student-athletes? Says who?

    Seems to me that these guys did pretty much everything by the book. They might have more money than you or me, but is that a reason to automatically label them unlikable?

    From what I can tell, there's really no reason to dislike any of these players.

    And how 'bout that poor ol' fired coach? He's seeming like a rather sympathetic figure about now.
  8. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    What book is that? How to Hire Strippers For Your Next Kegger?
  9. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    One of those players is a convicted gay basher. I'd say that's more than enough reason to dislike him.
  10. wickedwritah

    wickedwritah Guest

    The team had issues. The accused players had been in court before.
    The accuser who has changed her story 273 times looks bad. Her cash grab (if it was that) failed.
    The DA who used the accuser to get re-elected now has the state bar going against him -- a bar that doesn't just include defense lawyers, may I add.
    Hideous characters all around -- except for the coach, Mike Pressler, who could've done better overseeing his players but couldn't babysit them 24-7 nor hold their hands. Thankfully Pressler has a job now.
    (By the way, the president and AD should be fired, too, for throwing the coach under the bus.)
  11. Just_An_SID

    Just_An_SID Active Member

    Just think back to when you were each in college and remember some of the things that you did.

    I'm sure that some of the student-athletes have had issues before, but don't condemn them all just because something is reported to have happened at the event.

    Hell, my fraternity had a porn film night as part of rush. If that happened today, they'd be thrown off campus.

    I went to a bachelor party awhile back for a prominent member of the local media that was well attended by the local (off duty) media. If details of the events at the party had been made public, I'm sure that quite a few TV news reporters and a couple of newspaper reporters would have found themselves without a job.
  12. wickedwritah

    wickedwritah Guest

    But the players put themselves in a position were it was reported. You can have fun at a party without hiring a stripper.
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