@Ten Bobsworth wrote:
I doubt that it would be everybody's instinct (guilty or innocent) to put their faith in the US judicial system (or any other judicial system) if they could avoid it. Do you really think they always reach the right verdict?
Clearly not always (I recommend watching this true story - https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/m000zhgf/a-killing-in-tiger-bay
But running and hiding from it won't make things go away.
I'm sure royalty have dealt with many scandals (real or alleged) over the years to know the right way to resolve them but clearly something more seems to be going on with this one?
I would have though the best legal brains money can buy would have dealt with this all behind the scenes - even offered money for things to go away - but the case is like watching a car crash as it lurches from one PR disaster to another.
I don't know how these things work but I would imagine a deal could have been struck where he could have spoken with the FBI in this country, or had immunity to speak over there and if he is innocent, then hopefully the issue could have been put to bed.
The apparent reluctance and the car crash interview he gave is painting himself guilty even if he is not.
Can't be helping much with the image of the monarchy either.
If I was him, knew myself to be innocent and had wealth and privilege, I'd be happy to speak to the FBI when requested (with certain guarantees say such as being interviewed in England) and resolve the matter as quickly as possible.
If I knew myself to be guilty though...