That's the same take I had on it Jacob. It's hard to watch and at first blush, if you're not paying attention, this guy comes across as an ass when really, he was driving home a very hard reality. I understand the concept of mandatory minimums, but they tend to entrap entirely too many of the wrong people. Judicial discretion, most of the time, is a good thing. Yes there are many idiots who put on black robes, but most of them do a good job.
If you fall down 10 times, Stand up 11.