Saturday, April 15, 2006

Bonds Doesn't Care What You Think

Does anyone actually believe that Barry Bonds wasn’t using steroids? It’s a serious question. I really want to know if anyone believes that. I also believed that he lied to a grand jury about his steroid abuse but will never be convicted of it.

"It is a lot tougher to make a perjury case than most people think because it takes more than just proving that the person made a statement that was untrue," said Adam Hoffinger, a criminal defense lawyer in Washington D.C. "The government has to prove that he knowingly and willfully lied about a material fact -- it can't be a mistake, there has to be intent."

The American public has already convicted Bonds and you would think that if would a humbling experience for anyone to have the public turn on them but not Bonds. He is laughing at the process. Laughing at his bank account and laughing at the MLB record book. He doesn’t care what you, me or a federal grant jury thinks. Remember he is the victim here!

Perjury convictions are tough to win, but Bonds may be different