Listen to this 'Talk of the Nation' topic
Oh, O.J. I have no idea what he did in that hotel room in Vegas, but I do know that he's in jail awaiting a hearing for it. And once again, people are talking about O.J. Simpson. Was a gun involved? Was he setup? Is race an issue? What was he thinking? It's up to the courts to decide the facts, but the public will make up their own minds. And, as Earl Ofari Hutchinson points out, they are...
Whether the police did rush to judgment as Simpson claims — and there's probably a little wiggle room to debate the magnitude of the charges — and he eventually stands trial, the chatter from most will be that a killer is finally getting at least some of his due. Others will say that even Simpson can be a victim of a vindictive and unforgiving criminal justice system. The truth as always may lie somewhere between the two views. In any case, Simpson will do his best to make sure that an unbelieving world believes that even he can be falsely accused.
What do you believe? Do you even care about O.J. Simpson?