If he hadn’t received a prison sentence it would have been a travesty of justice, but one that many of us half expected. DeLay, the target of the critical disinformation documentary The Big Buy: Tom DeLay’s Stolen Congress, will be serving three long years in the big house according to the Houston Chronicle:
AUSTIN – Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay today was sentenced to three years in prison for his conviction on a charge of conspiracy to commit political money laundering. He also was sentenced to five years in prison on a money laundering conviction, but the judge probated that to 10 years of community supervision.
DeLay was taken into custody by Travis County deputies, but will be released on $10,000 bail pending appeal.
DeLay pleaded for himself before visiting District Judge Pat Priest.
“I don’t feel remorseful for something I don’t think I did,” DeLay told the judge…
[continues in the Houston Chronicle]