Thursday, November 25, 2010

Guilty! Guilty! Guilty!

AUSTIN — Eight years after former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay helped engineer a Republican takeover of the Texas House and state congressional delegation, a Travis County jury Wednesday convicted him of felony money laundering in the 2002 elections.
Oh frabjous day!

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Blogger Larry Signor said...

The only part that bothers me is the delay, "Eight years after...". The Chinese are much more impatient for justice. I think it has something to do with deterring future thuggish behavior on the part of proteges. Now I'll smile for a while, knowing we already have our future DeLay in waiting. Newt,Mitch,Mario,Rand,Eric?

5:59 AM  
Blogger Shaun said...

I think it's been six years since the indictments, actually. The delay (ahem) is a blessing of sorts in this case, since the election of a new prosecutor tempered DeLay's persecution argument.

Newt next, in my perfect world.

9:14 PM  

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