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Published: 2010/12/10

Jim Morrison Receives Pardon

On March 1, 1969 during a performance by The Doors at the Dinner Key Auditorium in Miami, a drunken Jim Morrison allegedly exposed himself to the crowd (the band has long stated that he only pretended to do so). Four days later the city Miami issued an arrest warrant and Morrison was eventually convicted of open profanity and indecent exposure. Yesterday, Governor Charlie Crist and the Florida Clemency Board voted unanimously to pardon Morrison on both charges. Florida’s outgoing governor is a Doors fan and had initiated the process (no word on whether he will act to assist Paul “Pee Wee Herman” Reubens who was arrested in 1991 for public exposure in a Sarasota adult theater).

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me December 10, 2010, 13:01:27

Sure he’s a Door’s fan, he probably has the Greatest Hits album.. no album at all… me, I sit around listening to Waitin for the Sun every night at dusk… He probably thinks they had a bass player… gypsy’s have no home, and the Doors had no bass player man… and this crap about them touring again… it ain’t gonna happen man, and ya know why? Cause Jim Morrison told me man…

jason December 11, 2010, 12:24:23

Our educational system in FL is failing and Christ is pardoning a guy who has been dead for almost 40 years. Awesome.

snakeoil December 27, 2010, 11:21:23

@jason- oh please, quit your whining. The school system sucked before the pardon and will continue to suck after the pardon. The pardon has nothing to do one way or the other with the failing school system. Blame the school board and the parents. Crist issuing a pardon has nothing to do with the educational system. Judging by your ignorant note, it’s easy to see that you’re a product of that very failed educational system you wrote about!

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