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Larry Craig Men's Room Sex Case Back in Court Today

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Arguments are to be heard today in court in St. Paul, Minnesota regarding the appeal of U.S. Senator Larry Craig's disorderly conduct conviction surrounding his solicitation of an undercover cop for sex in an airport bathroom, the Star Tribune reports:

"The case will be heard in St. Paul by Court of Appeals Judges Thomas Kalitowski, Natalie Hudson and Louise Bjorkman. The judges generally take cases under advisement and issue written rulings within weeks. Craig is asking to withdraw his guilty plea in the case stemming from his arrest in the summer of 2007 in a men's room at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Hennepin County District Judge Charles Porter already has rejected Craig's request to withdraw the plea."

Wonder how Craig's tell-all book is coming?

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  1. Jon Stewart covered this two weeks ago!!!

    http://www.thedailyshow.com/full-episodes/index.jhtml?episodeId=184082

    Posted by: Rad | Sep 10, 2008 9:21:36 AM


  2. I hope Craig sues the shit out of the Police and the Airport. This sex sting bullshit is a waste of taxpayer’s money and does nothing to make public bathrooms cleaner or more useful.

    Posted by: ggreen | Sep 10, 2008 9:23:53 AM


  3. I wish we had footage of Larry Craig and Sarah Palin together. You know, they both belong to the same wing of the Republican Party. Put lipstick on it, it's still a....

    Posted by: Derrick from Philly | Sep 10, 2008 9:38:54 AM


  4. How exactly would Craig be able to sue the police and the airport? I used to love tearoom action back in the day, but people don't have a constitutional right to it. Frankly, in a place as busy as an airport, getting your freak on in the bathroom isn't a smart idea. As I recall, the best tearooms have always been quiet, out-of-the-way restrooms that didn't get much traffic. I think you could make a cogent argument about the sting operation... but Craig doesn't have a legal leg to stand on when it comes to a lawsuit.

    Posted by: The Milkman | Sep 10, 2008 9:43:52 AM


  5. Ah but who puts lipstick on who, Derrick?

    Jon Stewart RULES!!!!!

    Larry Craig has no means of sueing anyone Mr. Green. He pled guilty.

    End of story.

    Posted by: David Ehrenstein | Sep 10, 2008 9:46:38 AM


  6. I think once you are convicted or plead guilty you lose the presumption of innocence in any appeal. A United States Senator who has pleaded guilty to hitting on an undercover policeman in a bathroom or whatever his "crime", should not remain in office.

    He's a disgrace and a sad sad man.

    Posted by: John | Sep 10, 2008 12:09:21 PM


  7. i love this picture! makes me chuckle every time.

    Posted by: johnny | Sep 10, 2008 2:30:02 PM


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