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How a NYC legislator-defendant played the broke card
The latest proof that America is a great country comes from Brooklyn Assemb. William Boyland, the embattled state legislator facing corruption charges in Brooklyn federal court.
Boyland, you may recall, was acquitted of corruption charges in Manhattan federal court in 2011 with the help of a pair of taxpayer-funded lawyers -- and then shortly after indicted in Brooklyn on a raft of different...