THE BLOG
07/13/2007 01:59 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Where's the Conrad Black Commutation?

Now that Patrick Fitzgerald has scored another high-profile prosecution, maybe Bush can undercut him again with another commutation or even a pardon. The U.S. Attorney won Black's conviction today so why not go all the way and pardon Black. Hmmm, he gave back to his community. He led a fine life. He wrote a really big biography of a great president. He was a British peer and a Canadian citizen. He's nice to dogs. Go for it. Maybe Bush could leave the fine in place. I'm sure he'll have as much trouble coming up with the money as Libby did.

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