Bottom line...gj came out with the correct decision imho.
Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville
Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right use of strength - Henry Ward Beecher
Baby sister, I was born game and I intend to go out that way - Rooster Cogburn
Exactly none of this is the prosecutor's flaw whatsoever regardless of when or how it was announced. You'll have to find someone else to blame ...
hey, here's a thought... blame the looters, arsonists, vandals, and thieves.