And, as much as it galls me, there really was the possibility that a jury in a new trial would have found him not guilty. Not because he was innocent, but because the state's star witness wouldn't testify again because she feared for her life.
So now he's out. But so is his whole sordid story. And no amount of daddy's money will ever make anyone around here forget his crime or buy him an ounce of respect from any decent person.
If he has the nerve to stay in Kentucky, my guess is he'll experience total rejection from everyone he encounters.
It's the least he deserves. And heck -- if he ever needs a shoulder to cry on, he can always give Mel Ignatow a call.
I'm Bill Lamb, and that's my...Point of View.