This comes as no surprise to those of us living in Texas. Former Governor Rick Perry, who was charged with two felonies (abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant) will not have to stand trial for his criminal behavior.
The Republican-dominated Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has chosen to protect one of it's own -- and in a 6 to 2 decision, decided the charges violated the Texas Constitution. Perry can now ride off into the sunset -- assured he will not have to face a jury on those charges.
Here is how texaslawyer.com describes the ridiculous decision: