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Reader: Killers like Thomas Silverstein whining about the justice system makes me sick

Thomas Silverstein.
Thomas Silverstein.

Alan Prendergast's recent post about convicted murderer Thomas Silverstein and a ruling that thirty years in solitary confinement doesn't constitute cruel and unusual punishment spurred plenty of comments on both sides of the issue. The following take is offered by someone who doesn't view Silverstein sympathetically.

Shonna Lynn Perrymond writes:

It makes me sick when a person can commit a crime like murder, then whine because the justice system should be nice to them. Get a grip on your reality. It's jail, not vacation!!!!!

Send your story tips to the author, Michael Roberts.

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