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Posted at 7:06 PM ET, 09/27/2010

A mistake that can't be undone

By editors

By Ann Simon

I read with great interest about Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell’s “error of haste and not of heart,” which resulted in changing Confederate History Month to Civil War in Virginia Month. I believe that was a good remedy for a poor decision.

If, in a few months, he regrets allowing Teresa Lewis to be executed, I wonder how he will remedy that poor decision.

By editors  | September 27, 2010; 7:06 PM ET
Categories:  HotTopic, Va. Politics, Virginia, crime, history  
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I am sure that he'll be very, very sorry!

It never ceases to amaze me that those who are most mistrustful of government, because it is impersonal and a threat to liberty, are typically the strongest supporters of capital punishment.

Posted by: AMviennaVA | September 28, 2010 8:03 AM | Report abuse

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