Because freedom can't protect itself
I'm kind of surprised that this story isn't getting more traction, especially in light of the fact that MSNBC is the "ALL PRISON ALL THE TIME" channel on weekends.
I hope that the lawsuit against Baca and Tanaka (amusingly, Baca is 'fool' in Japanese) results in such a punitive award that it gets the damn county's closer attention. Seriously, if the lawsuit forces the county to drain its coffers, it might take steps to ensure this kind of abuse doesn't happen in future.
I look forward to watching future episodes of 'The Fool and Tanaka!'
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