I guess you can't really blame them.
Unless he's a sadistic asshole who wants to play this out until the 11th hour, if Stitt really wanted to commute Jones's sentence to life in prison, you think he'd have done so by now. He's had years to investigate this case, watch the documentaries, and read @ replies from angry celebrities. His mind has to be made up.
Naturally, Stitt – a brave, righteous and loving Christian man – dodged the meeting like it was a COVID-19 press conference.
Instead, he sent his communication bro Charlie Hannema to engage with the crowd. Instead of showing empathy, remorse, or a shred of compassion, Charlie put his hands in his pockets and smugly addressed the room with a brief statement, before quickly sneaking away through doors in the back, leaving only an ink pen for Jones's mother to hang onto.
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