Friday, June 15, 2018

In The Pokey

The best and worst thing about rich white guys going to jail is that it inspires a conversation about our brutal criminal justice system.

A federal judge Friday revoked the bail of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and ordered him taken into custody after he was accused of tampering with witnesses in special counsel Robert Mueller’s criminal case against him.

“I have struggled with this decision,” U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said before announcing her decision.

A bunch of guys on Rikers sympathize with that struggle.