CBC Whines: Karaoke King Jesse Jackson Jr. Can’t Go Prison!


In case you ever wondered about the serious intent of the Congressional Black Caucus, wonder no more!

As Katherine Skiba of the Chicago Tribune writes:

Asking for mercy for former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., the chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus wrote to a federal judge last month calling Jackson intelligent, charming and entertaining — the “highlight of our karaoke nights.” The correspondence from Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, was among 14 letters in the case made public Tuesday as Jackson and his wife, former Chicago Ald. Sandi Jackson, await sentencing July 1.

I don’t know…maybe Jesse Jr. could start a cool new karaoke trend in the big house: orange jump-suited hip-hopper, super R&B.

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