So ABC viewers glued to the screen in hopes of watching a woman fry, were actually subsidizing the defense team that got her free. Hell, their continued outrage will now give her a nice nest-egg to retire with.
We've already had a story of a reality TV host who murdered people so he could report on their murders. Maybe Murdoch ordered News of the World to wiretap world leaders and dead heroes in order to generate stories for his other publications when they got caught. Nothing is implausible anymore.