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Kwame Kilpatrick

Kwame Kilpatrick, the former mayor of Detroit, who exchanged salacious text messages with a city employee, then pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice and no contest to assault, was released from prison today. According to the Associated Press, Kilpatrick hopes to travel to "a job interview Wednesday with an unnamed company at an undisclosed location in Texas." So, it seems, he'll ride off into the sunset.

Well, Kwame, thanks for the memories... Especially this one, a dramatic reading, which is probably my favorite moment in the Kilpatrick scandal:




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