On behalf of the State of Texas, I'd like to apologize for giving you George W. Bush. You have to understand, he really wasn't that bad as Governor of Texas. Sure, he didn't do much, but we rather like that down here. He actually seemed like something of a uniter, working with both the Republicans and the Democrats in office. He certainly didn't come across as a Big Government Republican, war-mongering, spying-on-Americans, torturer.
As the end of the George W. Bush presidency approaches, presidential pardon season has begun. While the number of pardons Bush has granted during his two terms has been relatively low, last week he issued fourteen pardons and commuted a pair of sentences to mostly obscure offenders. And earlier in his presidency, Bush commuted Scooter Libby's sentence. [...]