Only the most naive would believe that power and wealth arent the best defense for the guilty.
This is what makes the stomach-turning case against mega-rich financier Jeffrey Epstein so much the more galling. We dont want to believe that what happened in his case could happen in a nation under rule of law.
But it did happen. Epstein got away with amounted to a slap on the wrist in his first case for abusing girls spending a little more than a year in jail. In fact, he had the privilege of spending most days at his plush Palm Beach office where he entertained guests including, as The Miami Herald called it, female friends.
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