It's a triumph because his sentence of three to 10 years sends a message to men everywhere that regardless of their wealth or position, it's not OK to drug and sexually assault women. But it's a tragedy for those among us who once admired Cosby and all that he represented.
Organizers say prospective employers will be "returning citizen friendly," meaning those with criminal records won't immediately be disqualified. Although there will be a heavy police presence, I've been assured that officers won't be checking for outstanding warrants.
There are a lot of sad stories in this harsh city of ours but something about the randomness of this one struck me especially hard. That could have been anyone's dad innocently waiting at a bus stop only to be set upon like that by someone who has not a shred of respect for human life.