Folks, you can keep your Scooter Libbys and l'Affair Plame.
Outside the courthouse, Barry voiced regret but offered no explanation. "I made a mistake," he said in brief remarks after the plea.
Barry (D), who faces up to 18 months behind bars and criminal fines of up to $30,000, will seek probation when he is sentenced Jan. 18, his attorney, Frederick D. Cooke Jr., said in court. It was, coincidentally, on that date in 1990 that Barry was arrested at the Vista Hotel after being videotaped smoking crack, an image that for years has haunted him and the city he led.
Man, I don't know about you, but I can't wait for DC to get statehood so the residents can elect this guy as governor. Because you know that would happen. DC is just like that.