Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Jesse Jackson Jr. Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison

WaPo reports:
Jesse L. Jackson Jr., the namesake of the famed civil rights leader and once-promising Illinois congressman, was sentenced to 30 months in prison Wednesday for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign money to fund an extravagant lifestyle over many years. In an emotional hearing in federal court in Washington, Jackson said he failed to separate his personal life from his political activities and "could not have been more wrong.

I really thought JJ Senior had more pull. JJ and BO are clearly not that close.

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