“Big city mayors caught up in recent scandals,” AP reports, in a story at the Washington Post yesterday:
Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon is facing public corruption charges after prosecutors said he solicited $48,000 in cash, airline tickets, a hotel room and the use of a luxury apartment as bribes from undercover FBI agents posing as developers. Cannon is the latest mayor of a large city to face a scandal in recent years. Here is a look at some others:
The article goes on to mention former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, former Trenton, NJ Mayor Tony Mack, former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, and former Birmingham, Al Mayor Larry Langford.
As Guy Benson and Mary Katharine Ham mentioned this afternoon while sitting in for Hugh Hewitt, hitting CTL-F and typing in the word DEMOCRAT comes up empty while scanning the article.