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I have no idea just how liable Don Siegelman was for the crime he was convicted of. From all appearances, he was railroaded, and treated very harshly for skimpy charges. Most of the reason I'm willing to lend him a huge benefit of the doubt, is that Karl Rove is very likely involved in getting the book thrown at Siegelman.
Rove is one of the few people who can turn my stomach with one glimpse (as he's doing now, appearing on FOX "News," still uncredited as a McCain operative, while commenting on the election). I know that my wish of seeing Rove having the book thrown at him (repeatedly and forcefully) can't be as strong as Siegelman's--but it's close.
Siegelman: Exposing Rove is 'worth every day in prison'
In an hour-long interview with Thom Hartmann of Air America Radio, former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman pounded hard on what he sees as the three main issues raised by his case: the involvement of Karl Rove in the politicization of the Department of Justice, the apparent theft of the 2002 election in which he was defeated by Bob Riley, and money-laundering by Jack Abramoff and his associates. . .
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