The indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry on August 15, 2014 has drawn criticism from pundits, politicians and papers all over the country. Some Democrats have disavowed the indictment, going as far as to claim that launching courtroom attacks against their opponents in the GOP is just not how Democrats operate.
But is that the case? Or have Democrats shown a disturbing pattern of using courtrooms to go after Republicans who pose a threat to them?
The following eight cases suggest that Democrats will wield ethics complaints and courtrooms as weapons against Republicans at strategic moments.
When the rule of law is corrupted, only a fool respects the rules.
At this point, there should be a criminal complaint sworn out against every single Democrat politician running for any office, be it US Senator or municipal dog catcher.
Because it’s not about guilt or innocence, it’s about the seriousness of the charges.