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Roger Clemens Acquitted in Court, but What About in Your Eyes?

Clemens was found not guilty of lying to Congress. We’ve long been past the point where that means he didn’t do it in the court of public opinion.

Our justice system has been built on the theory that it’s better to allow ten guilty men to be free than one innocent man go to jail. It’s supposed to be hard for the prosecution to prove the defendant did it.

It’s tough to write this with the huge elephant right in front of my keys so let’s get it out of the way. This prosecution—persecution in the eyes of Clemens’ fans—was a colossal waste of money.  Congress has far more important things to take up their time, and our money, than worrying about athletes taking steroids or HGH. It’s ...

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