From the Denver Post. Not exactly Girl and Boy Scouts, these “best of show offenders” chosen as the first early releases in Denver. Ironically, these records make precisely the opposite point than the one the Justice Department is making, which is that we are too harsh on offenders and “too vindictive” on sentencing.
Expect more of the same as Eric Holder gears up to throw massive amounts of money at anti-incarceration initiatives and activist groups like the Vera Institute, who do “studies” that all end up showing that we need to empty the prisons to save money.
Well, some people’s money, and good luck with that: