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Indicted Charlotte mayor used access to
White House in making plans for pay-offs

Hot Air, by Mary Katharine Ham

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Posted By:StormCnter, 4/2/2014 4:48:37 AM

Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was indicted on federal corruption charges last week and immediately resigned his position. Cannon had replaced former Mayor Anthony Foxx, who was tapped in 2013 by the Obama administration to lead the Department of Transportation. News of Cannon’s indictment got only passing mention in national news, along with a handful of other corruption charges for Democrats. The AP did a round-up of “big-city” mayors caught up in corruption cases, which may be the single greatest example of Name That Party ever executed. Even an explosive allegation that former California Sen. Leland Yee (and former leading

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The linked AP piece is a hoot.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 4/2/2014 7:04:27 AM     (No. 9794043)

Let us not forget the 2012 DNC convention was in...Charlotte.

The machine is the machine and includes the president, who no doubt viewed Cannon as a kindred spirit and potential prodigy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Trigger2, 4/2/2014 7:11:48 AM     (No. 9794052)

The implication is that the WH was in on the bribery scheme. Where was the $2m going to go? Straight to DNC coffers? Barry coffers?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: snapper451, 4/2/2014 7:41:17 AM     (No. 9794094)

The recent trend is pretty obvious. Corruption equals Democrat politicians! The MSM can ignore it but it is viral nationwide and they are being caught and exposed.

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