Elizabeth Smart Steps Down From Stand, Paints Brian David Mitchell as Brutal Zealot

When Elizabeth Smart stepped down from the stand, ending three days of excruciatingly personal testimony Wednesday, she had painted her accused kidnapper as a brutally cruel, religious zealot obsessed with sex. Speaking in a controlled voice, her words tinged with anger, Smart called Brian David Mitchell selfish and a "hypocrite" who raped her at every chance he got even while proclaiming himself to be God's servant. "I'm always impressed by her grace, her dignity, but most of all her...Full Story
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