It's only been two days, but, sure, why not -- back to Judge Sharon Keller, who Fort Worth Democratic State Rep. Lon Burnam wants impeached for refusing to stick around a few extra minutes for a Death Row inmate's last-minute appeal back in September 2007. She's worth a mention this a.m. because "Killer" Keller, whose family does make one hell of a good burger, has gotten the attention of The New York Times's editorial board, which is behind an impeachment hearing and pretty much calls for her to git:
If the facts are as reported, Judge Keller should be removed from the bench. It would show monumental callousness, as well as a fundamental misunderstanding of justice, for a judge to think that a brief delay in closing a court office should take precedence over a motion that raises constitutional objections to an execution. If the facts have been misreported, the impeachment process would allow Judge Keller to set the record straight.
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Patrick Williams spoke to Burnam for Buzz this week; he mentioned his chat with The Times's editorial board, which Burnam considers very good news for a guy trying to get in and stay in the news as he looks for co-sponsors of the resolution. He also explained why he filed the paperwork: because Keller's "attitude is 'I don't give a damn,' and my attitude is 'I do.'"