Being white and Republican has its rewards.
In a two-page order, the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that McDonnell could remain out of prison on his own recognizance because his appeal was “not for the purpose of delay” and raised “a substantial question of law or fact.” Though it is not clear which of McDonnell’s arguments resonated, experts said the higher court must believe at least one of the questions in his case is close.
All he did was sell the public trust for a Rolex and a ride in a Ferrari.
That in no way matches the heiniousness of shoplifting a six from a 7-11. Had he done that, he’d be wearing orange as I write this.
If you don’t know what “white privilege” is, look closely, because this is white privilege writ large.