Attorney Michael Gaynor at renewamerica.us:
Give it up, Mike Nifong! Even Ruth Sheehan says so --
In the Duke case, race did not, does not and never will deserve a place. To give it one is a disgrace....Unfortunately, some people do and try to divide people on racial lines for their own benefit...sources:
As for Ms. Sheehan, give her the credit she is due. Her June 19, 2006 article is titled "DA ought to hand off case" and strongly suggests that she has learned something.
Ms. Sheehan's article:"There are two ways for Durham District Attorney Mike Nifong to get out of the mess otherwise known as the Duke lacrosse case.
"One, he can surrender to criticism and call for a special prosecutor to step in and take command.
"Two, he can wait for a write-in candidate to make history and unseat a sitting Democratic district attorney in Durham County.
"Great choices, eh?
"Every time I think this case can't get any messier, it reaches new lows.
Give it up, Mike Nifong! Even Ruth Sheehan says so [Michael Gaynor | RenewAmerica.us, June 25, 2006]
DA ought to hand off case [Ruth Sheehan | NewsObserver.com, Jun. 22, 2006]