Marc Dann cops a plea

The disgraced Ohio Attorney General, a fixture in these columns through much of 2008, has pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count and declined to contest another. He’ll pay a fine and do community service. [Columbus Dispatch via Adler/Volokh] At one point Dann was lionized by the New York Times as a potential “next Eliot Spitzer,” at that time considered an enviable thing to be.


  • I suppose he’ll be lecturing on ethics and morality too in a year or so.


  • The New York Times laugable puff piece from three years ago is worth reading, if only to neuralize yourself against this type of shameless propaganda and bad reporting in the future.