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Wow. Watched the show on seven after the footy.

What a tough bloke.

Well done for fighting for justice.

Makes you really wonder whats going on with some people who will let the media tell them what to say.

Sorry its a powerful story and I neeeded to vent.

Anyone battling mental health demons.. hang in there. You are stronger than you think.

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I'm on board - he was guilty until proven innocent - by a magistrate.

An ABC producer is now accused of putting some mayo on the accusations as in "tell it like this it sounds more deplorable".

The me-too movement did good in highlighting crimes against woman but the notion that belief in the veracity of an account trumps the presumption of innocence is wrong.

As a Dinosaur I get uncomfortable with public displays of emotion such as Craig's. He is in the theatre and he is also suing for defamation which tempers my trust in his account. But the arguments were made in court and found in his favour and I dont doubt that the PC world of the ABC and theatre will have condemned him without trial.

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I didn't see the interview, but I notice that three more women have come out and made allegations that he behaved inappropriately. That's adding up to a lot of women. Sounds like a creep, if nothing else. Hardly 'fighting for justice' - fighting for his own reputation.

Also, I never like it in these situations when the alleged perp says he (usually a he) was 'proven innocent'. I know nothing about the law, but surely he was found not guilty on the grounds of insufficient evidence - a lack of proof? So many alleged sexual predators get off because there's 'no proof' - that may be because they didn't commit the crime, but it's also likely to be because these crimes usually take place in settings where there are no witnesses.

All of these women who are coming forward - even if their allegations don't result in convictions - are making the world a safer, fairer place.  

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On 5/18/2021 at 1:57 PM, dino rover said:

I'm on board - he was guilty until proven innocent - by a magistrate.

An ABC producer is now accused of putting some mayo on the accusations as in "tell it like this it sounds more deplorable".

The me-too movement did good in highlighting crimes against woman but the notion that belief in the veracity of an account trumps the presumption of innocence is wrong.

As a Dinosaur I get uncomfortable with public displays of emotion such as Craig's. He is in the theatre and he is also suing for defamation which tempers my trust in his account. But the arguments were made in court and found in his favour and I dont doubt that the PC world of the ABC and theatre will have condemned him without trial.

 

The ABC getting taxpayer money is the greatest scam ever perpetrated on the Australian public.

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Didn’t the Magistrate accept the Women’s evidence, but conviction thresh holds weren’t reached. 
Bill Cosby is now innocent - on a technicality. 

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On 7/16/2021 at 4:11 PM, radar said:

Didn’t the Magistrate accept the Women’s evidence, but conviction thresh holds weren’t reached. 
Bill Cosby is now innocent - on a technicality. 

It was more complicated than that. 

The outcome of that case was based on the alleged offender's subjective belief about the existence of the woman's consent. The law has since been changed; the test of the alleged offender's belief is now an objective test. 

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What about Cosby - guess he’s squeaky clean now. 
 

A female UK TV presenter - unaware of current action against CMc in Australia - has also come out with allegations. 
Don’t think the time statute or whatever applies to that one. 
Sounds more like Rolf 2.0

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