There are no perfect crimes, and there is no perfect justice. Catherine Greig, James “Whitey’’ Bulger’s girlfriend, will plead guilty on Wednesday to charges related to her assistance in hiding him over the last 16 years. Though the families of Bulger’s alleged victims are rightfully upset at the prospect that Greig could receive a light sentence, it may be that the best way to build a strong case against Bulger is to give Greig a little slack.
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