If Roman Polanski Looked Like Michael Vick: He’d Be Rotting in Prison

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Published: September 29, 2009

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... serve his time.

It will be a real shame, since he is a genius. Not only that, but he has suffered a lot in his life, and deserves to be happy in his old age.

But the same could be said for a lot of criminals. How many gang members on death row grew up under terrible circumstances or lived through tragedy? Probably most.

But that's not what this article is about.

What has a lot of sports fans fuming is this:

If Roman Polanski were an athlete, he'd be rotting in jail right now with no sympathy.

Just look at Plaxico Burress, who carried a concealed weapon, shot himself in the leg, and is now serving a two-year sentence.

Look at Michael Vick. He abused a group of non-human girls, and spent nearly as long in the slammer.

So why should a convicted rapist—a man who had sex with a thirteen year old girl— getting so much sympathy both from his industry, but also from the nation of France?

Because he is skilled behind a camer...

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