some people I vaguely know were involved in this
getting all up in my newsfeed with "OH GOOD TO SEE JUSTICE IS BEING SERVED. (NOT!)"
What did they expect the judge to do? Accept their necessity defence? Introduce the defence of 'poorly concieved publicity stunt'?
Do you cringe when people try to use wacky legal arguments in protest or to get around the illegality of their protest? eg. citizens arrest.