Update: At bottom of post
From the pages of the evil TorStar, as written up by the minions of the even more evil Mayor Bloomberg:
Conrad Black, the former Hollinger International Inc. chairman found guilty of fraud and obstruction of justice, is suing the U.S. in a bid to cancel the convictions.
Black, 67, argued Monday today in papers filed in federal court in Chicago that prosecutors’ seizure of nearly $9 million in proceeds from his sale of a Manhattan apartment in 2005 prevented him from hiring the defence counsel of his choice, violating his constitutional rights....
Can someone remind me, again, why the fine Lord of Cross Harbour was allowed back in the country still gets so much media play in the country he once disavowed?
Please note: The strike out above was made after a commenter took me to the woodshed, and I reconsidered for 'There but the grace of the Flying Spaghetti Monster go I'-type reasons....Well, that and the fact that they know how to throw around the term 'capricious' with abandon.
Update: Mr. Oberfeld wonders about another privilege, other than residency, that has been bestowed upon the good Lord by the people of Canada.