I agree, very well written, yet I feel it important to interject in this much needed civil discourse:
"The burden of proof is beyond a reasonable doubt. It's the highest burden we have in the legal system, and it's the [prosecution's] burden by itself ... In this case the only witnesses to what happened in that room are Johnson and this woman. That makes for an incredibly difficult case."
Removal of the "presumption of innocence" standard for the accused is no different than assuming every accuser is a liar, there is a balance between the two and an educated, open discussion is the only way to find it.
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