William Jefferson Convicted

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As I said time and again, good riddance to bad garbage.

A federal jury convicted a former Louisiana congressman Wednesday of taking bribes on 11 of 16 counts in a case in which agents found $90,000 in his freezer.

Former Rep. William Jefferson, a Democrat who had represented parts of New Orleans, was accused of accepting more than $400,000 in bribes and seeking millions more in exchange for brokering business deals in Africa.

Of course, the only lesson members of congress will learn from this episode is to hide bribe money somewhere other than the fridge.