I couldn't agree more.
Much as they might wish it were otherwise, this DA's race is a referendum on the Duke lacrosse case.
If Nifong wins, how can he do anything but take this case to trial?
That is what's so scary.
At this paper, and in this column, my colleagues and I have written plenty about prosecutors with tunnel vision, who press forward with flawed cases at any cost.
Here's a chance for voters to say, "Not here. Not in Durham." Durham voters can set this case before new eyes.
If only they would.
Monday, October 30, 2006
Sheehan on the Election
Ruth Sheehan has another great column in today's N&O, urging Durham voters to rise to the challenge and remove Nifong from office through the only viable option available: a vote for Lewis Cheek. Her conclusion: