John Grisham: When I Found Out My Books Were Banned at Gitmo, I Had to Learn More — And I Came Away Horrified | Alternet
This sounds simple, but it will never happen.
Grisham touted his work for the Innocence Project in declaring justice for GITMO detainees hopeless, and it ticked me off.
The Innocence Project and its affiliates received substantial amounts of taxpayer dollars through the Justice Department. It wouldn’t be a conflict of interest if the Justice Department was unearthing prosecutorial misconduct instead of burying it.
Innocence Project affiliates also received substantial amounts of tax-exempt dollars from Bar associations. This, too, would not be a conflict of interest if Bar associations were unearthing prosecutorial misconduct instead of burying it.
Grisham made a freaking fortune writing stories about our wholly dysfunctional justice system. He’ll lose a reliable source of income if it suddenly starts functioning.
Therefore, Grisham continually apprises the public that injustice is too big to take down.
Go far, far away, Grisham, and take your highly profitable doom, gloom and hopelessness with you … get out of the way of those of us that know that not only can justice be made available, but that it will be made available.
The Center for Constitutional Rights says its easy to close GITMO, and they’ve asked for help in making it happen: