Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Life Imitating Bad Movie Plots

In Ghostbusters, a petty bureaucrat vastly abuses his power to have the four heroes arrested and charged with felonies carrying long prison sentences. While it is a fun kids movie, that bit of the plot seemed a stretch. But no longer. The Washington Examiner has the case of petty bureaucrats again run amok and charging a couple of everyday citizens - in this case, some bartenders that have been doing a fire-breathing trick for ten years - with crimes that could land them in jail for decades. You decide. Read the whole story here.

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