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It’s About Time: Arkansas Gov. Pardons Keith Richards

In a show of the tolerance and love for fellow man we’ve come to find all but synonymous with the state of Arkansas, Governor Mike Huckabee proudly joins the ranks of the pardon-happy AR governors who came before him — he and the state Parole Board approved an application for clemency that will, after nearly 31 painful years, return Keith Richards’ good name to an unblemished state. The Rolling Stones guitarist pleaded guilty to reckless driving in the state in 1975, and Huckabee was deeply concerned that Richards’ feelings about Arkansas were “marred by a misdemeanor traffic stop.” Because, you know, Arkansas is great otherwise.

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