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Why do governors always wait until seconds before an execution to commute a death sentence?

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    1 month ago
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    A movie tactic

    to build suspense.

    Very similar to the tactic

    of a time bomb "always" being defused 1 second before it blows.

    In reality

    that is not usually the case.

  • 1 month ago

    they don't always.  some governors reject such requests shortly after they are received

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