Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson finally decided that his crusade to send three political activists to prison for trying to get an initiative on the state's ballot is a dead weight around his political ankles. The fact that he pursued the bizarre case with such zealotry will probably be an issue as he plans to run for governor next year. ... Here's hoping Mr. Edmondson's misbegotten prosecution isn't forgotten by the state's voters next year.
January 28, 2009
Will Drew Pay a Price for His Abusive Behavior?
Wall Street Journal "Political Diary" columnist John Fund, on the dismissal of charges against Paul Jacob and two of his fellow taxpayer activists: