people have been conditioned to accept whatever the state tells them to do.
9/11 really was a boon to the autocratic authority types. Gave them all the fear they needed to force through previously unpopular and unconstitutional methods for controlling that which they did not like but could not act on.
This case for example the judge takes the prosecutions word without investigating if they are lying about anything because he probably believes the government is always right, because they only have the interests of the people at heart. he has been conditioned to think like this.
the next logical step for them is to bribe corrupt governments in various countries to make home grown food illegal. have a garden that grows any type of food congrats your going to jail for trying to survive