Important Issues Related To the Siegelman Political Prosecution
While the Don Siegelman case is a glaring example of POLITICAL PROSECUTION, other closely related issues came into in play as well and should be considered when examining how the Siegelman prosecution and resulting political demise developed. A number of unsavory (and illegal) methods were used to wrest political power away from the democratic process. Looking at these sub-themes deepen understanding of the corruption used to exploit political outcomes through rigged elections, trumped up prosecution and manipulation of the media.
These 5 Issues Cannot Be Ignored
Though these related topics may not be purely defined as Political Prosecution, they each represent an attack on the principles on which our Democracy was founded. If we ignore them we surrender our participatory democracy to manipulation of the political landscape by forces that do not have our best interests as a priority.