Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Climateer "Quote of the Day"

Today, a federal judge:

...He apologized to his family while defense lawyers sought leniency, noting his nine back operations, painkiller addiction, spinal rod and pacemaker.

``He suffered from these ailments while he did the crime,'' an unmoved McMahon said before pronouncing sentence today in Manhattan federal court. ``He can deal with them while he does the time.''

From the Bloomberg story "Bayou's Israel Gets 20-Year Term for Hedge-Fund Fraud"