Laughable Indictment Could Actually Help Perry in 2016
Today, Texas Republican Governor Rick Perry had to suffer the indignity of turning himself into local law enforcement on absurd charges that he abused his office.
The upshot is that this whole politically motivated affair is very likely about to end without any further dents to Perry’s public image.
In fact, it might even help him.
The water cooler version is that the Democrat who runs the state’s Public Integrity Unit got mad that Perry vetoed funding after she served jail time for drunk driving and refused to resign. Apparently, an Austin-based grand jury thought that was enough to issue two felony indictments for abuse of power.
No serious person who has actually looked at Texas law thinks this will stand up in court. The case is so bad that even liberal pundits are taking…[more]
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