"The most troubling part of the case has been the DEA's drunken trumphalism. Karen Tandy & Co.'s gleeful braggadocio is obviously more about Emery's symbolic value as an activist than about curbing the amount of marijuana that can be traced back to his operation."
Wikipedia definition of Political prisoner.
Tandy's brazen admission to her use of law enforcement in suppressing political debate in the United States is a big nasty camel-nose-under-the-tent of democracy. If we allow this precedent to stand then who will be the next target to fall?
Karen Tandy: Freedom-hating Evil-doer