Jeb Bush: Hoisted from Scott Lemieux's Archives from Five Months Ago

Comment of the Day/Live from the Gehenna the Republicans Have Made for Themselves: Jim Harper: "Nino Scalia was in the majority in a little known pre-DNA case of Arizona v. Youngblood...

...Youngblood was convicted, but the rape kit wasn't refrigerated which could have provided exoneration. Ultraconservative Arizona Court of Appeals reversed. Supremes reversed saying that the destruction of the evidence did not substantially disrupt the fact finding process, blah, blah blah. Youngblood was subsequently exonerated through DNA. Bad enough, but the weird thing is the Supremes keep on citing it like nothing happened. Demonstrably screwing up makes no difference, because their logic is pure because it is inductive...

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