DeLay to be indicted?

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Murshed Zaheed writes: "AP reported late last night (or early this morning) that the grand jury in Travis County may be handing out a last minute criminal indictment against Tom DeLay this morning."

Even if it does happen let's keep in mind the punch line to that old joke:
Q: What do you call 1,000 lawyers at the bottom of the ocean?
A: A good start.
Indicting DeLay, as with the [comically temporary] "resignation" of Mike Brown, would not be a fix but a band-aid. DeLay is a major player but he's far from the whole cancer. Further surgery will be necessary.

But here's hoping we get to revise the joke.

TIP: for conversation with conservative coworkers, family or the butcher: DeLay's first excuse will be that Ronnie Earle, the DA bringing the charges is a Democrat. Two things: A. Ronnie Earle has brought charges against more Democrats than Republicans (thanks jazzyjer!) and B. The first line of defense for the guilty is to attack the accuser and not the accusation. (Commonblog)

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