The judge said that the man's actions "strike at the heart" of the justice system and his sentence must act as a deterrent. The attack on the man's free speech is a warning to others who dare to criticize the government. Law enforcement and the justice system have set a double-standard that divides people and stokes hatred.
North Yorkshire Police department bragged about making their streets safer after throwing a 67-year-old man in jail for 8 months for "perverting the course of justice."
North Yorkshire police tweeted: "Top tip: If you want to stay out of trouble, don't do what this driver did and swear at our mobile safety cameras while driving past in a car fitted with a laser jammer. Today he's beginning 8 months in jail for perverting the course of justice."