I was away from my computer yesterday when I got the news that Conrad Black, former proprietor of the London Telegraph, The Spectator, and other plum media outlets, was sentenced by Judge Amy St. Eve in Chicago to another year in jail for . . . er, why was it that Conrad Black had been sent to jail? Back in 2007, federal prosecutors complied a laundry list of charges against Lord Black and spoke of seeking a sentence of “24 to 30” years for . . . again, what was it that Lord Black had done?My dear Mr. Kimball, if you follow the link Mr. Kimball supplies you will find out that Black is still in jail for one count of fraud (two were reversed!) and you will also find a handy videotape of Mr. Black trying to hide evidence, which resulted in the obstruction charge.
You're welcome Roger Kimball. Thanks for the assist Roger Kimball.
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