Friday, June 27, 2008

But the sinnin' was in Charlotte!

It’s Friday afternoon, no time for heavy lifting. But Daily Views has one last bone to pick before the whistle blows.
Former House Speaker Jim Black, D-Mecklenburg has paid $500,000 of his million-dollar fine for accepting illegal payments from campaign contributors, mostly in cash received in men’s bathrooms.
He paid the money to the Wake County School system. That’s where he was convicted, and that’s what state law requires.
Wait a minute. The sin took place here.

The cash (or at least a hefty chunk of it) passed hands in Charlotte. We’ve had to suffer the stigma of having our former representative at the center of North Carolina's worst corruption scandal.
But Raleigh gets the money?


hipQuest said...

Raleigh is the Jan Brady of NC.