Thursday News and Open Thread
The defense is making closing arguments in the trial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich.
The jury in the Tahawwur Rana trial is still deliberating. Yesterday they had two questions, one about Ilyas Kashmiri, who is still either dead or alive. They wanted to know if "Pasha" was affiliated with ISI or LET and if Kashmiri was affiliated with LET. (The third count against Rana charges him with providing material support to LeT.)
Rep. Anthony Wiener said again today he won't resign. While I don't care about this story at all, I think he's toast.
Newt Gingrich aides resigned en masse today, including Rob Johnson, Sam Dawson, Dave Carney, Katon Dawson and Craig Schoenfeld.
On a more important topic, Radley Balko at Reason examines how many innocent Americans are imprisoned.
BTD and I are busy at our respective day jobs, here's an open thread, all topics welcome.
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