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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Is Jesse Jackson Jr. headed for the pokey?
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is ...
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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Feb. 15, 2013 6:06 p.m.





If Jesse Jackson Jr. genuinely suffers from bipolar disorder, as has been reported, he deserves our sympathy. Mental illness is not a moral failing.

On the other hand, I’m not going to feel sorry for Jackson if he ends up in the slammer for stuff like THIS:

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was charged today with violating federal law by misusing campaign funds.

Jackson, 47, a Democrat from Chicago, faces felony charges, including conspiracy, in a criminal information filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Typically, federal prosecutors use an information to charge defendants ...

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