Former council member Harry Thomas Jr. (D-Ward 5) stole money directly from the public. Free sports tickets aren’t the same, but share many similarities. Thomas stole because he felt that he deserved more personal benefit from his position. Evans (D-Ward 2) seems to feel that he deserves some freebies as well.

[Continue reading David Alpert’s post at Greater Greater Washington.]

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