7 best burns from Martin Shkreli's jury selection process
When you’re as publicly reviled as Martin Shkreli is, finding a dozen of your peers who aren’t predisposed to hate your guts can be a tall order.
The “pharma bro,” who first rose to infamy when he hiked the price of a life-saving AIDS drug by 5,000 percent, was convicted of securities fraud earlier this month—a charge completely unrelated to his more notorious exploits.
That didn’t stop hundreds of would-be jurors from taking the opportunity to skirt jury duty by ripping on Shkreli before the trial even started. The jury selection process quickly devolved into a Comedy Central-style roast. Read more…