If elected, current Jim Ryan will prevent future Jim Ryans from being past Jim Ryans. And this time, he’s sorry, too. Well, sorta:

“In the Cruz-Hernandez cases, prosecutors, detectives and police officers acted in good faith and still came up with the wrong result.”

[Except for, you know, the ones that quit. They were right.]

“In the Cruz-Hernandez cases, the system and I failed to achieve a just outcome. And for that I am sorry.”

For what it’s worth, and it’s not much, I assume he is honestly sorry, or at least I don’t doubt it. Here’s Michael Miner, from 2003, on Ryan and the many other prosecutors who have trouble admitting they were party to injustice: