Whoops! Sorry About That, Folks


The governor of Texas has finally pardoned all thirty five (mostly African American… just by "coincidence") Tulia residents who were convicted of drug offenses on the basis of evidence fabricated by a corrupt cop.

Addendum: Reader Don Beeth notes that, under Texas law, the governor couldn't issue a pardon in the absence of a recommendation from the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles. So the above shouldn't be taken to imply that he bears responsiblity for the slow turning of the wheels of justice.