“The upshot is that Perry is essentially an accessory to murder. He executed an innocent man, displaying zero interest in the man’s innocence. When a commission subsequently investigated the episode, Perry fired its members.
It is telling that the political culture that has nurtured Perry is so morally demented that demonstrating that he blithely executed an innocent man is not a political liability.” - Jonathan Chait
“It Takes Balls To Execute An Innocent Man”
I read about this on reddit this morning want instantly went, “WHAT THE ACTUAL FUCK???” - this is what’s wrong with this country - governor condones execution of an innocent man, supporter says “It takes balls to execute and innocent man.”
What if that innocent man had been his father, his brother, what the fuck America?
When violence is equated to strength and masculinity culturally, this is the kind of bullshit that becomes tolerable. Perry is an accessory to a murder, regardless of the fact that it was carried out by the state.