Mike Huckabee is In
Announcement coming on Meet The Press Sunday, exploratory committee to be formed Monday. Many of us here in Arkansas wonder how long it will take before somebody asks him about Wayne Dumond. Who's that, you say? Read on. And thank the blogosphere for the research.
The Tale of Wayne Dumond
Wayne Dumond was convicted in 1985 for the rape of Ashley Stevens. In 1999, he was released after the parole board, under pressure from Huckabee, voted to do so. Two years later he was convicted of murdering a woman, who he also sexually assaulted. Dumond was also a victim of a vigilante attack, having been attacked and castrated after his rape of Stevens. Now, normally this would just be usual tale of leniency being granted to the wrong person, the kind of thing which is inevitable in the criminal justice system. But Wayne Dumond wasn't just any criminal, he was [...]
UPDATE: Also from the blogsphere. Some help for Russert on MTP