Wednesday, March 3, 2010

The Pathetic Marion Barry

The District of Columbia City Council censured former mayor and Ward 8 councilman Marion Barry in a 12 - 0 vote for among other things public corruption. Barry, who is drawn to scandal like a moth to a flame, cast an uncustomary pathetic tone as he pled to his colleagues for compassion, understanding, and forgiveness. This is a pathetic development in a 40 year career of public service, in which the misdeeds unfortunately overshadow positive contributions.

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