By Alden L. Benton
Yesterday I reported the tale of bureaucratic insanity and insensitivity regarding the jailing of 17-year old straight‑A honor student Diane Tran for missing 18 days of school.
In addition to school, Tran works one full-time and one part-time job to help her father support her, her brother and sister.
Fox News reports today that under intense public pressure, the pompous gasbag who jailed Tran dismissed the charges against her.
A court clerk to Fox News that once Tran files the proper paperwork with the court, her record will be expunged.
Since yesterday, the Louisiana Children’s Education Alliance has raised an additional $20,000 for Tran, bringing the total to $90,000.
Even in a system mired in stupidity, the voice of reason — in this case the voice of average Americans — eventually prevails.
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