Today President Barack Obama set a one day clemency record. Obama granted 78 pre-Christmas pardons and 153 commutations on Monday totaling 231 individuals. White House Counsel Neil Eggleston said Monday that he expects Obama will issue even more grants of commutations and pardons before leaving office. Most of the inmates were convicted of non violent drug related charges. 395 cases were life sentences. “While each clemency recipient’s story is unique, the common thread of rehabilitation underlies all of them,” he said. Seems like Barack Obama plans to go out with a bang!