Oscar Pistorius' trial will be circus

By Drew Sharp, Detroit Free Press Published: February 18, 2013
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Does Oscar become South Africa's O. J.?

All that was missing from the surrealism of an inspirational Olympic star morphing into a murder defendant was a police chase down a Pretoria freeway in a white Ford Bronco with onlookers shrieking “Go, Blade Runner, Go!” But there are unavoidable similarities between Oscar Pistorius' arrest in the shooting death of his girlfriend and O.J. Simpson's sensationalized arrest and trial in the death of his ex-wife and her male friend almost 20 years ago.

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