DeLay's mug shot after his arrest on charges of felony money laundering. He would be convicted and sentenced to prison, which today was overturned by a Texas court

Tom DeLay’s mug shot after his arrest on charges of felony money laundering. He would be convicted and sentenced to prison, which today was overturned by a Texas court

THE REPORTING is from USA Today:

A Texas court has overturned the conviction of former House majority leader Tom DeLay in a money-laundering case stemming from the 2002 elections.

The documents were released Thursday by the Texas 3rd Court of Appeals in Austin.

“The evidence was legally insufficient to sustain DeLay’s convictions,” the documents said. The judges said they “reverse the judgments of the trial court” and acquit DeLay, once one of the most powerful Republicans in Congress, of all charges.

So, the villain escapes. Now vindicated, though I use that term legally only, will he claim the martyr’s mantle and make a comeback?

Start the countdown for Tom Delay’s appearance on “Hardball.”