Everyone else refers to the average person, or more so if you want to be technical, the average emotional response..
I'd rather believe that they saw him like a target to be scalped, bullied into submission by plea bargain. I don't know why, maybe because US prosecutors have a history of treating the accused like targets to be scalped, and bullied into submission by plea bargain?
Books have actually written on this subject, why don't you have a look? Here are some references:
Finally, don't expect me to re-interpret the idiotic opinions that you post as something really profound, because my mind reading powers are as awful as yours.
Express yourself clearly instead.
And don't call me a child - that's ad-hominem, jackass.
"Plausible" means "likely", not "tcuk positing something that can't be proved impossible".
The term you're looking for is "clutching at straws".