Links for Times: Innocent man learns how to be free; Watch Q&A with RedState.com's Erick Erickson
[ John Pendygraft | Times]
After 35 years in prison for a rape that DNA proved he didn't commit, James Bain, 54, is at home in West Tampa with his mom. Sometimes excited. Sometimes measured. Mostly amazed.
He can eat butter pecan ice cream, walk outside or turn on the TV. He can telephone his sister, put on a red T-shirt or look in a mirror.
"Part of me went into hibernation in prison," he says. "But every day, I'm waking up a little more."
The Buzz's latest Five Questions installment features RedState.com's Erick Erickson, who has emerged as one of the leading new voices for the grass roots activists. We talked to him about Crist vs. Rubio, Jeb Bush, the 2012 presidential race, and smacking the GOP establishment in 2010.