The Willingham Execution

While watching last night’s disturbing PBS FRONTLINE broadcast, the full impact of this 2004 Texas execution dawned on me. Essentially, the State of Texas executed a man for a crime the DA couldn’t prove, because it didn’t happen that way, and the reason no one was interested in a stay of execution, from the DA to the governor to the U.S. Supreme Court, is that Willingham was a dirtbag. Full article in Commentary.

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