Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Somehow it takes a week to send a copy of The New Yorker to Minnesota. They must be mailing the magazine from Tegucigalpa. But anyway I finally got last week's issue in the mail yesterday. So I wanted to be the last person on the planet to point out that David Grann's piece about a Texas man who was executed in 2004 for crimes that in all likelihood he did not commit is remarkable. If you're too lazy to read the whole damn thing (it's very long), then at least watch this video of Grann discussing the shortcomings of the original arson investigation that resulted in Cameron Todd Willingham's death sentence.