...Dershowitz also mentions a suspicion I’ve harbored since the weird, circus-like press conference at which Corey announced the charges: they’re a political instrument designed to buy time for everyone to cool down, leading to a long trial that dismantles some of the hysteria built up around the Trayvon Martin case. If true, the strategy is understandable… but utterly outrageous. --RenMan quoting HE
IOW, it's a "Show Trial." In this particular case, the prosecutor will lose--badly--but the "Trial" will have been held.
That's the reverse of the