For Bill Cosby , the reckoning was a long time coming. Four years ago, a stand-up comedian joked that America's favorite dad was a rapist. Women took notice, and began to step out of the shadows. They risked the abuse and scorn that comes with reporting ancient sexual assaults.
But at some point between Cosby's first assault trial, which ended with a hung jury, and his second, which came after the #MeToo movement caught fire, the culture changed.
Justice finally arrived for Cosby, who inflicted an untold amount of horror on dozens of women over many decades.
On Thursday, the disgraced — and disgraceful — comedian was convicted by a Montgomery County jury of three...