Rob Bibelhauser on Why the Acquittal of Roger Clemens Should Mean the End of Washington's Steroid Witch Hunt


On June 18, the New York Yankees beat the Atlanta Braves, 6-2. That same day in Washington, D.C., former Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens beat the federal government. After five years, and despite the tireless efforts of 93 deputized bureaucrats and $3 million in taxpayer sweat, Clemens was acquitted of perjury charges that stemmed from his testimony about steroid use. Eight years after President Bush criticized steroid use in baseball, writes Rob Bibelhauser, fans and liberty lovers alike are damn tired of Washington's steroid witch hunt.