Remember when Amy Klobuchar, former Henco Attorney, tried to paint herself as “tough on crime”?
Apparently only if the criminal was poor and black:
Perhaps because of the lure of [legendary Ponzi schemer] Petters’ campaign cash or his deep connection to Minnesota Democratic politics, Klobuchar used the power of her office in 1999 to ensure Petters was not charged with financial crimes. And despite significant evidence against him, she cleared the way for Petters to build his multibillion-dollar illegal empire by prosecuting only his early co-conspirators.
One of those co-conspirators, Richard Hettler, told The Daily Caller that Klobuchar was aware of what Petters was doing, yet willingly accepted campaign donations from Petters’ company and its employees.
“She took Ponzi money to get elected,” he insisted.
Read the whole thing.
Because goddess only knows you won’t read it in the Strib until they’re dragged to the story kicking and screaming.