Five years for Oscar Pistorius — some people think that even that sentence is too light

Well, this year’s Trial of the Century is over in South Africa for Oscar Pistorius, and also for those of us who stayed up late at night to tune in to it here in North America.

The sentence has been handed down. Five years in jail for culpable homicide, though lots of people are saying Pistorius got off easy. Social media is doing what social media is good at: venting outrage over the decision.

Well, if you think this is bad, you ought to see the decisions we get in Canada on a regular basis. Some of these slap-on-the-wrist sentences up here are the type that will make your blood boil. Pistorius can only wish he was sentenced in Canada instead.

The story of the sentencing here. That is it for now.

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