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How Federal Prosecutors Screwed Up on Clemens Case, and the Added $ With PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Maury Brown   
Thursday, 14 July 2011 13:59

It sounded like a fixed game. On just the second day of the trial against Roger Clemens, the prosecution gave Rusty Harden a gift, citing a statement by Laura Petitte, the wife of Andy Petitte that US District Judge Reggie Walton had ruled inadmissible. Hardin immediately moved for a mistrial, and got it.

“Government counsel doesn’t do just what government counsel can get away with doing … I’m very troubled by this," Walton said directly to the prosecutors. "A lot of government money has been used to reach this point. The government should have been more cautious. I don’t see how I can un-ring the bell.”

And, it’s likely that they’re not done spending.

That’s because Judge Walton called a Sept. 2 hearing to see if the prosecution will seek a new trial.

If so, thanks for wasting more taxpayer dollars.

Look, lying to Congress is a serious matter. If there was truly a case for that with Clemens, then the feds needed to go after it. But to screw up so badly… so quickly… it’s our tax dollars going after the case, and in case you didn’t know it, we’re at a point right now where on August 2, the nation could be in default unless the debt ceiling in increased.

The prosecution needed to go after Clemens. Whoever had the bright idea to go against the order from the bench, when heaven knows, millions of Americans that read the papers daily knew was off-limits, should be fired.

Good going. You made Rusty Hardin look smart, by passing him the easiest gimmie in recent memory. The last thing America needed was this case to (continue) to drag on. Way to go.

Maury BrownMaury Brown is the Founder and President of the Business of Sports Network, which includes The Biz of Baseball, The Biz of Football, The Biz of Basketball and The Biz of Hockey, and is a contributor to Forbes SportsMoney blog.. He is available as a freelance writer. Brown's full bio is here. He looks forward to your comments via email and can be contacted through the Business of Sports Network (select his name in the dropdown provided).

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