StarAC17 wrote:ikramerica wrote:I asked a friend this question:
What if the headline read:
"Professional poker player/convicted drug dealer dragged from plane."
Would people have a different opinion?
I mean, that's also an accurate description of the man.
IIRC this was discredited.
The person that you are talking about is a different individual with the same name but not this person.
No, it wasn't. It was called racist to bring it up, told to us by certain opinion outlets that even if true, his past should have no bearing on the incident etc. and some tried to immediately claim it was a different person.
But there is no evidence that there are two Dr Daos. The claims that there are two Dr Daos is the fake news. There is but one in this case. Despite being convicted of the crimes, he told the medical board that he didn't pay for sex and wasn't paid for the drugs he prescribed, but instead had a debt reduced by having sex (there is no difference).
The point is, there is a NARRATIVE about this story that is one sided. That's why I posed the question. Much of our news isn't truth, it's a narrative that selectively provides facts in order to create an opionion.
any attempt to shed light on why this man behaved the way he did is dismissed, but especially in a civil case, it's all relevant and fair game. He is likely to get very little in this case should he have to undergo full discovery and investigations.