Die Hard Director’s Case is a Bad Omen for Craig

As Sen. Craig is attempting to withdraw his guilty plea in Minnesota, the former director of the Die Hard movies has failed to win on precisely the same claim in California. John McTiernan will now go away for four months in prison. After pleading guilty to lying to the FBI, he insisted that he did so without effecttive counsel and after returning from a long trip to Asia, taking antibiotics for a sinus infection and skipping his anti-depression medication. For the full story click here In the meantime, the prosecutor in Craig’s case reveled that he repeatedly encouraged Craig to consult with an attorney and gave more details of the length of time and thought given to the plea before it was entered, undermining Craig’s claim of some momentary loss of judgment (leaving only a moronic level of judgment). For full story, click here