Vincent Leibell, a former state senator who pleaded guilty last year to charges of obstruction of justice and tax evasion, and is facing 18 to 24 months in prison at his sentencing in a couple of weeks, has suggested that instead of going to prison, he can "serve on one of our civilian nation-building teams" in the Middle East. How about a compromise: Iraqi prison. [City Room/NYT]
Most Viewed Stories
‘I’m No Longer Afraid’: 35 Women Tell Their Stories About Being Assaulted by Bill Cosby, and the Culture That Wouldn’t Listen
McDonald’s Prepares to Finally Give Everyone All-Day Breakfast
Jon Stewart Told Wyatt Cenac to ‘F*ck Off’ When He Was Challenged About Race
Why Lonely People Stay Lonely
The Best TV Shows of 2015 (So Far)
How Exactly Did Ant-Man Make Michael Douglas Look So Young?
What Open Marriage Taught One Man About Feminism
A Neuroscientist Argues That Everybody Is Misunderstanding Fear and Anxiety
New York Times Discovers Bleakest McDonald’s Ever
Are You a Head Person or a Heart Person?