Romans soldiers mock Jesus and beat Him up.
They crucify Him; the Jews mock Him more.
He dies to darkness, an earthquake and the temple veil torn on its own.
Joseph of Arimathea buries Him; the Jews guard the tomb.
Sins this reveals
Our desire to mock and deride "losers," to separate ourselves from those who aren't victorious and glorious.
Was Joseph at fault for not doing more on the Sanhedrin for Jesus? I tend to think not. Politically, he did all he could do (Luke 23:50-51).