Saturday, February 02, 2008

Unsurprising Headlines: “Detroit Mayor: Scandal Hurts City Image”

Well, the responsible party*need only look in the mirror. The entire thing is wonderfully Clintonesque – seamy affair, potential perjury, denials, coverups, the whole deal.

More from the Detroit Free Press – apparently, this whole bit started when the Mayor and his shack up honey chief of staff conspired to get a deputy police chief fired in retaliation for an investigation into the mayor’s “inner circle”. So far, the city of Detroit is out $9,000,000 in legal fees and settlement costs.

*for some reason, Mayor Kilpatrick’s political party isn’t mentioned in the AP piece. For that matter, neither does the Detroit Free Press. Can’t quite understand it….