“Never pick a fight with people who buy ink by the barrel.”
“From the moment Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer was randomly assigned Broward County’s trial of the century — the case of school shooter Nikolas Cruz — buzz began about whether she was up to the task.
Though 42 and a former assistant prosecutor, Scherer is a relatively young and inexperienced judge. She was appointed to the bench six years ago by Gov. Rick Scott. It’s believed she got the appointment because her father, attorney Bill Scherer, is a big-time Republican fundraiser who was one of Scott’s early Broward supporters eight years ago …
As the Simpson trial did to Los Angeles, we fear the spectacle the Cruz case will create in our community. Must we really endure this? Must we really spend tens of millions of dollars to prove what we already know — that Cruz is guilty?
We encourage State Attorney Mike Satz to reconsider his decision to seek the death penalty, the only reason why this case will remain alive for years on end. Cruz is ready to plead guilty to 34 life sentences. Let’s lock him up, throw away the key and never utter his name again … ”
COMING SOON – Is Mike Satz delaying resolution of the Cruz case for personal political considerations?