Saturday, September 01, 2007
Lifestyles of the Rich and Infamous in a MultiCultClassics Monologue…
• Sources indicate Sen. Larry Craig will resign today as a result of all the publicity surrounding his infamous airport restroom arrest (see Essay 4397). No word if the announcement will be made from a toilet stall—or if the senator plans to come out of the water closet.
• Former Durham County District Attorney Mike Nifong, infamous for his improper prosecution of the Duke lacrosse team rape case, was sentenced to a day in jail for lying to a judge during his pursuit of charges. The punishment is largely symbolic, as Nifong could have been hit with up to a month behind bars. “If what I impose with regard to Mr. Nifong would make things better or different for what’s already happened, I don’t know what it would be or how I could do it,” said the sentencing judge. Um, place Nifong in a toilet stall next to Sen. Larry Craig?