“[H]ere’s a messy fact about the justice system: Not every case is the same, and not every case is open-and-shut, and if the only cases that can be prosecuted are open-and-shut, the number of cases would be about 35 a year. If that works for you, great, and here’s hoping you enjoy the rest of the eighth century.”
The Roger Clemens brouhaha is far from over, alas: he’ll be eligible for Hall of Fame voting this December. Is the phrase “not a convicted felon” enough to counteract the steroid rumors and get him in? Maybe.
For now, Roger Clemens can relax and focus on his golf game — where he’s starting to look a lot like another big baseball star.