Hit & Run

Texas Prosecutor Responds to Reason's "Purple Zone Raid" Article/Video


On October 21, 2014 Reason.com published "Sex, Spice, and Small-Town Justice: The Purple Zone Raid," my article and video that showed how "a rogue prosecutor makes the drug war personal." 

Brewster County (TX) District Attorney Rod Ponton took issue with the piece and wrote us a letter listing what he characterizes as the "top ten reasons" the article is "a blatant lie."

Click here or below to read Ponton's letter in its original form, followed by my point by point rebuttal.