I hope that all the people out there with their panties in a bunch over the Constitution being followed to the letter can explain to me why a high school cheerleader from Texas was kicked off the cheering squad for refusing to cheer on her rapist at a basketball game.
Silsbee High School’s H.S. was 16 when she went to a post-football game party in 2008. Three student athletes identified as Rakheem Bolton, Christian Rountree, and a third douchebag who remains nameless because he was a minor at the time allegedly sexually assaulted her during the festivities.
Unlike so many rape victims, H.S. had the courage to go to the authorities. She had the guts to go to court, where a “racially divided grand jury” didn’t feel that indictments were appropriate. A year later, however, Bolton and Rountree received grand jury indictments on felony sex assault charges.
Bolton ultimately pled guilty to a misdemeanor simple assault charge for the incident and was sentenced to jail time. While the jail sentence was suspended, Bolton was placed on two years’ probation, a $2500 fine, and 150 hours of …