Friday, 8 September 2006

Only in America?

Bernard Darnton has some, ahem, topical news from the US:
Illinois’s biggest political corruption trial in years has just concluded.

Former Governor George Ryan […] was sentenced today to six years in federal prison for […] using taxpayer dollars for his campaign and other offenses.
For once it would be nice not to say, "Only in America."

LINKS: Six years in prison - Darnton V Clark
Ex Gov. Ryan sentence to more than six years in prison - Rockford Register


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