Jackson, 62, has been fending off allegations of cronyism and favoritism involving HUD contractors for the past two years. The FBI has been examining the ties between Jackson and a friend who was paid $392,000 by Jackson’s department as a construction manager in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
I guess Americans just sort of expect this sort of thing from the Bush administration as a matter of course. Mike Brown, Alfonso Gonzalez… and the list of unqualified indivuals, in over their heads just goes on.
I wonder what the chances of his being brought to justice are?
Infortunately, incompetency isn’t a prosecutable offence.
Fortunately, there is the whole cronyism aspect that might find purchase.
The next administration might just spend a lot of time prosecuting ex-Bushies.
Otherwise, it’s moral hazard for everybody! Par-tay!