In Florida, this is called politics as usual. ‘… As a rule, elected officials find prison time to be a highly unpleasant experience, and not great for the resume. Given the number of South Florida politicians that have been locked up for bribery over the years (and we’ve led the country in public corruption cases), you’d think that simple evolution would produce smarter, slicker crooks running for office.
But that isn’t happening. They’re just as dumb and brazen and careless as ever. Darwin would be fascinated.
This recent trifecta — three mayors nabbed in August — is an impressive milestone, but it can be topped. After all, Miami-Dade has 31 other municipalities…”