William Ayers’ wife applauded the cultists murdering “pigs” in their home, including a pregnant woman, and then eating their food.
The Weather Underground did kill people and commit treason against this nation on behalf of the North Vietnamese military in a time of war.
THOSE hippie punks are still walking the streets free, committed THEIR last known act of violence in the 1980s (a bank robbery) and have been welcomed by the current occupant of the White House.
Manson harbored murderers and approved of the killings. He did not kill anyone himself in this case (although there were rumors of bodies being buried at the ranch, the land was turned into a housing development if I recall and I do not recall any stories of “more Manson victims” being discovered).
There are more demonic figures from the 1960s who haven’t been called half the boogey man that Charles Manson is.
I do not advocate his release. But in faireness, you shoudl recognize that prosecutor Bugliosi is just as mad about G.W.Bush’s “murders” as he is about Manson’s.