Good Government

Indictment, Misdirection and Political Benefits

What is Texas Governor Rick Perry indicted for?
Got it wrong, didn’t you? You thought he was indicted for vetoing part of a bill. Of course, you thought that — not only is that what Perry says (to thunderous applause from his supporters), but that’s what the media says.
So let’s start with the indictment. That sounds obvious, but nobody seems to have actually read the two-page (yes, only 2 pages!) document. Here’s what Perry is indicted for: