Jonah Goldberg:

You could think the underlying crime wasn’t that big a deal (not my position by any stretch), but how can anyone forgive Polanski’s flight from justice? I don’t care what your ideology is, that just makes no sense if you believe in the rule of law at all.

Yes! Thank you!

For further reading for those who enjoy phrases like, “Oh Richard, you pumped-up puff adder, you blotched buffoon,” and don’t mind the necessary ickiness that goes with this unfortunate story, than this post is for you:

American Digest – Mud Men: Polanski & Le Miserable Patrick Goldstein of the Los Angeles Times

Because yeah, it’s just like Les Mis.