Tuesday, April 18, 2006

"Run-of-the-mill White Boys"

Liberal vs. Conservative, Part Dos

2 Duke Lacrosse Players Are Arrested

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Two Duke University lacrosse players were arrested early Tuesday on charges of raping and kidnapping a stripper hired to dance at an off-campus party, and the district attorney said he hopes to charge a third person soon.

The indictments, unsealed Tuesday, did not indicate what possible evidence or arguments led the grand jury Monday to indict Reade Seligmann and Collin Finnerty, both 20. District Attorney Mike Nifong would not discuss the evidence.

``It had been my hope to charge all three of the assailants at the same time, but the evidence available to me at this moment does not permit that,'' Nifong said. ``Investigation into the identity of the third assailant will continue in the hope that he can also be identified with certainty.''

Read the rest of the story at the link. Now I said that some friends and I would take offense to that comparison. We do.

QUOTE of the Month: "because I said so..."