Wife-beater's delight: Authorities shield abuser from justice to keep him from being deported

Have the sanctuary cities' quest to shield everyone from deportation superseded every other claim on justice?  That's certainly the case in San Jose. In a story with a buried lede, the Daily Beast reported the story of an Indian immigrant with a Silicon Valley startup who abused his high-profile executive wife and finally got caught when she recorded his thuggery on her cell phone.  As in the case of most abusers, it was a string of abuse events.  The Beast focused on the wife's fancy executive job and her gumption to record the beatings on her cell phone to preserve evidence, as if that were the news of the story.  What the publication should have focused on is the justice crowd's willingness to let the wife-beater escape justice on the grounds that he might get deported. From the report: The prosecutor in the case, Assistant District Attorney Steve Fein, described the plea deal to The Daily Beast as a fair outcome,...(Read Full Post)