Since last week’s sentencing of Brock Turner, the former Stanford swimmer convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman, new court files have surfaced on social media, including a letter of support written by Turner’s father. In it, Dan A. Turner calls prison a “steep price to pay for 20 minutes of action,” and asserts that his son deserves a lenient sentence because he’s been “deeply altered forever” by these events.
Now, a Twitter user has penned an eviscerating response to that letter.
On June 5, Alexandra Ozeri tweeted an edited version of the document with the caption, “Here, I fixed his letter.”
Her changes are in bold:
It’s a powerful takedown of the letter, which has been widely criticised as tone deaf and ignorant of the victim’s suffering.
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