String him up before he has a chance to defend himself?
Everyone who wants to dispense with the bother of a trial should watch the Ox-Bow Incident movie with Henry Fonda.
You can see how a lynch mob gets carried away.
There are a lot of posters that are enjoying the hunt. It makes them feel superior.
I didn't, by pointing out what a sick and twisted sorry excuse for a man Mel is, advocate lynching the guy.
But based upon his past words and deeds, these tapes do not seem at all out of character.
Nor do I think that Robyn Gibson is a disinterested party in the eventual payout to the Gold-digger; which was my point of entry to this thread.
Or how about The Lottery by Shirley Jackson....??