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Tookie Williams


I just wrote a column on him. First, I should congratulate Dunphy on his great piece on Monday, and note all of Michelle Malkin’s excellent work on the case. I am very uncomfortable with the death penalty, and I’m open to the idea that a murderer can, 25 years later, be a different person. So I can imagine supporting clemency for someone like Williams. But he doesn’t rise even to the minimum threshold because he is still an unrepentant murderer who is lying about his crimes. Children’s books are nice, but true repentance would be harder and more important.


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