Trial in error

The Washington Post has turned over a lot of real estate on its opinion page to let Victoria Toensing make the case that Patrick Fitzgerald has overlooked a few guilty parties in the course of his media-inspired leak investigation. Ms. Toensing convenes an imaginary grand jury to charge out her “own personal bill of indictment,” beginning with Fitzgerald himself:

THIS GRAND JURY CHARGES PATRICK J. FITZERALD with ignoring the fact that there was no basis for a criminal investigation from the day he was appointed, with handling some witnesses with kid gloves and banging on others with a mallet, with engaging in past contretemps with certain individuals that might have influenced his pursuit of their liberty, and with misleading the public in a news conference because . . . well, just because. To wit:


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