Throw everything else out the door. This is an immoral sentence. At this point all other criticism of Rubashkin is irrelevant. Even the prosecutors whom many people said were over-zealous in their prosecution did not recommend such a stiff sentence. Six former attorneys general of the widest possible political orientation have said that this type of sentence is unjust.
I cannot fathom what is in the mind of the judge who will be sentencing him to what amounts to a life sentence for a crime where other have been given far lighter sentences.
Just last week someone who embezzled 26 million dollars from his company was sentenced to 9 years. 26 million is the same amount of money Rubashkin was convicted of borrowing fraudulently from a bank.
I am not accusing her of anti-Semitism. Just of not being human.There is little other explanation for it. I hope that this report is in error. That is the only other possible explanation. I am outraged – and speechless!