Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Thursday, July 10, 2014

Former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin, the Democratic businessman-turned-politician who became the face of the city after Hurricane Katrina, was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday for fraud, bribery and related charges. Prosecutors immediately objected to the sentence, which falls well below guidelines that called for 15-20 years. Nagin, 58, was ordered to report to federal prison Sept. 8 and to pay restitution of $82,000. "What Ray Nagin did was sell his office over and over and over again," Assistant U.S. Attorney Matthew Coman said. "The damage that Ray Nagin inflicted upon this community ... is incalculable.

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Good. He is the tip of the dirty iceberg.

#1 | Posted by 726 at 2014-07-09 03:46 PM | Reply | Flag:

"A delicious drink."

#2 | Posted by TheTom at 2014-07-09 04:09 PM | Reply | Flag:

Another successful prosecution by the HUSSEIN Obama Justice Department.

Well done Mr Holder

#3 | Posted by SammyAZ_RI at 2014-07-10 12:00 AM | Reply | Flag:

At least for Ray he gets to live in a "chocolate city"

#4 | Posted by wurster at 2014-07-10 06:50 PM | Reply | Flag:

Good the crooked bastard deserved more time though.

#5 | Posted by zack991 at 2014-07-11 01:01 AM | Reply | Flag:

I remember working in Air Force Emergency Management during and after Katrina.

Had an inside line on the EM talk (still do).

GUILT for the flaws of the response:
#1: Nagin
#2: The governor, a lot less guilt than Nagin, but still a poor effort.
distant thirds: All others.

#6 | Posted by USAF242 at 2014-07-11 04:10 AM | Reply | Flag:

Is he going from a chocolate city to a chocolate prison? Probably...

#7 | Posted by catdog at 2014-07-11 08:14 AM | Reply | Flag:

yep now if we could just get Marrys father.....

#8 | Posted by tmaster at 2014-07-11 10:19 AM | Reply | Flag:

The democrat party has a massive history of crime and fraud. More need to be arrested. Right now Marry L and her crime family need to be arrested

#9 | Posted by tmaster at 2014-07-11 10:20 AM | Reply | Flag:

**** George Bush,Dick Cheney,Donald Rumsfeld,Karl Rove must be LAUGHING!

#10 | Posted by AntiCadillac at 2014-07-11 09:23 PM | Reply | Flag:

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