Wednesday, September 28, 2005

The devil in the details

It was the story that fascinated the entire nation. How did an otherwise unremarkable single mom manage to convince accused courthouse killer Brian Nichols to surrender to authorities before anyone else was harmed?

At the time the woman - Ashly Smith - blamed it all on God, telling us she approached Nichols as a Christian and read to hm from from "The Purpose-Driven Life?"

And naturally the God-drunk right-wing lapped it up with a spoon.

Unfortunately, Ashly has now revealed the rest of the story: Along with telling Nichols about God, she also gave him crystal meth. Takes a little of the glow off her halo, don't it?