Friday, July 08, 2005
Not With a Bang, but a Whimper
Jeb Bush, unlike Captain Ahab, finally gives up his quest for revenge:|
McCabe based his recommendations to Gov. Bush on a report by investigators that found that there was no indication of culpability and that Michael Schiavo's actions following her collapse appeared consistent with a distraught spouse trying to save his wife's life.Coincidentally, this news came out on a Friday after a major news story broke. I guess Jeb decided he didn't have to wait until his brother announced a Supreme Court nominee before making his decision, what with the London bombing pushing the Schiavo story's final episode to the back pages...
"Without proof of criminal agency, there can be no hope of prosecution," the investigators concluded.
(Source: Reuters Governor Bush gives up pursuit of Schiavo case July 8, 2005 [emphasis added])