Criticize anything else Gov. Rick Perry has done — a lot of folks do. But he made the right call by vetoing funding for the public integrity unit. Charging him with a crime doesn't pass the smell test.
Dick DeGuerin is a criminal defense lawyer at DeGuerin Dickson Hennessy & Ward in Houston. His former clients include former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, former U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison and Branch Davidian leader David Koresh.