Courtesy of TPM Reader FN we have some more information on Chris Christie's crackpot Ebola policy, which he seems to have quietly ditched after no one was looking. FN flags this piece just published by NJ.com which suggests that Christie simply never implemented the policy. But not before finding an abandoned psychiatric hospital, Hagedorn Psychiatric Hospital, in Hunterdon Country where asymptomatic health care workers returning from West Africa would be confined - and not before racking up 500 hours of police overtime hours to guard the abandoned facility even though no one was there.
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Ricky Jackson was just released from prison after his main accuser recanted the testimony that sent him to prison for murder in 1975. Yes, after almost 40 years behind bars. Look at the picture in the article. I can almost can't bear to look at it.