December 19, 2008

OR: buttswatting and the karmic wheel

From the Boregonian:

Prosecutor of bottom-swatting boys is arrested in alleged assault

Debra Markham, a Yamhill County deputy district attorney who made national news in 2007 for prosecuting two McMinnville seventh-graders for swatting the bottoms of girls at their middle school, now faces criminal charges herself. Markham was arrested last month in Lincoln City for allegedly punching her husband in the face during a dispute...

5 Comments:

Woman in Black said...

Does it make me a small, bad person if I am giggling about this?

Packratt said...

Is that an elected position? If so, perhaps her next election campaign slogan can be "Only a criminal like me can be tough on crime"?

...at least she wasn't busted for spanking her husband, I guess.

EuroYank said...

Greetings. Long time no see, and hope all is well, and expect there is no recession or depression in your business!

TotalAttorneys said...

Women in Black, you may enjoy this: back in the nineties, the Indiana judge who ruled that Ryan White (a child with HIV) could not attend school was arrested...for soliciting a prostitute with cocaine that had been entered as evidence in another case.

Skelly said...

Moien, Yank - Schéi Chrëschtdeeg!