Thursday, March 30, 2017

Political Vendatta

Two former allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie were sentenced to prison Wednesday for the petty political vendetta known as the Bridgegate scandal.
Ex-top aide Bridget Anne Kelly was hit with an 18-month sentence while former Port Authority executive Bill Baroni was ordered to spend two years behind bars. Judge sentences former Christie ally Bill Baroni to two years in prison, ex-aide Bridget Anne Kelly gets 18 months for Bridgegate 

Background to Fort Lee lane closure scandal - Wikipedia


Born to pun! Chris Christie's hero Bruce Springsteen joins ... - Daily Terror 

It's not all fun and games at Full Frontal. Political comedy is "grounded in research and journalism," says host Samantha Bee. "We have a team of journalists working here, and a fact-checker. We care deeply about facts." Read the Wired interview.


Other stories on our radar:

Mark Latham defamed me, says Kristina Keneally

 Mark Latham sacked by Sky News after calling school student 'gay'

@RealMarkLatham Twitter account comes back with bite

Sydney's population tops five million, ABS data shows