posted on Apr, 22 2011 @ 06:57 PM
After reviewing the video and the prior posting, there are a few things that can and should be stated:
The facts are that the video shows several things playing out here. 2 girls were attacking another girl in a McDonalds and the manager was trying to
stop and regain control over the situation, and failed. The girls were leaving and coming back in, and the staff there did nothing to prevent the
physical harm from occurring to the person being brutally beaten, rather than being told to leave cause the police were on their way.
Based off of the facts and the facts alone as it stands, it is a lose/lose situation for all around. McDonalds is going to lose a million dollar
lawsuit, and rightly so, as it happened on their property and failing to ensure the safety of the victim who was there. The fact that the staff did
absolutely nothing, did not help matters, and that she suffered what could be considered trauma to her brain, resulting in seizures will play against
them in a court of law. The manager of that store did not take any actions to prevent the harm after he initially had the 2 suspects away from the
victim, beyond calling 911. The staff, did nothing to stop or hinder the attack and will ultimately end up in a court to justify their actions, as no
doubt the victim will sue them, the owner, and McDonalds for her injuries. The only decent person there was the old lady who stood up to try to
protect the victim, yet was unsuccessful in her attempts, and she too can be sued if not arrested, as was stated before this is a lose/lose situation
all around. The problem lies within the law, as there are no Samaritan laws in the United States of America. The person trying to help, could be
charged with assault and battery, though her intentions were good. This is not the first time where a person was brutally attacked while others
watched and did nothing to stop or help, nor will it be the last. There were other mentions of racism and hate crime being committed, however, as
justice must be blind, it is safe to put this in a context taking out all things that would cloudy the facts that are present. Take out all things
that are different, and go to the simplest form: 2 persons severely beat another to the point of needing medical attention. That is the crime that
is looking at. If you add in, using the color tinted pc glasses, then you get hate and race as an issue, but here the question is, is it? Do the
suspects have a history of being racist or hateful towards on particular group or another, or were things stated in anger and the heat of the moment?
As we do not know, the conclusions should not be presumed. Hopefully these 2 girls are caught and brought to justice, for their actions that are well
recorded on video, as no one told them to beat the other till she had trauma that caused her to have seizures. There is a point where it goes too
far, and these 2 went too far. At the same time, McDonalds, is going to suffer negative publicity, as it already is for their lack of action during
the entire episode, for failing to protect the victim, and the staff did nothing, but video the entire fight.