Wednesday, August 20, 2014

“That’s what happens in totalitarian societies.”

“That’s what happens in totalitarian societies.”  That's a quote from Professor Alan Dershowitz – a notable progressive law professor – on the subject of Governor Rick Perry's indictment for abuse of power.  Dershowitz also compares the indictment to what happened in the old Soviet Union.

At this point there is a long list of progressives and Democrats who have condemned the indictment against Perry.  Even reliably progressive rags like the New York Times are, however mildly, critical of the indictment.  I'm beginning to think that the Texas Democrats (probably with DNC connivance) have inadvertently increased the (low) probability of Perry becoming the Republican presidential candidate in 2016, along with the (higher) probability of him becoming the vice presidential candidate...

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