Comparative Sentencing in England's "Increasingly Naked Police State"

Compare the sentence given to two black teenagers named Kalee and Precious by a British court in a case where they attacked and viciously beat a 41-year old legal secretary:



Kalee and Precious got community service and a fine, and get to go home. The secretary doesn't feel she got justice.


Another secretary, 42-year old Jacqueline Woodhouse, probably doesn't feel she got justice either. She got drunk on champagne and shouted at minorities on the subway. A man with a turban captured this on his cellphone camera, and she's going to jail for five months:



We asked Sean Gabb, Director of Britain's Libertarian Alliance, who wrote The Persecution Of Emma West for us, about this paradox. He replied tersely: "Increasingly naked police state."