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Crime and Punishment: Norwalk Man Allegedly Shoots Sister's Boyfriend After Argument About Washing Dishes
Cathy Malloy, wife of Gov. Dannel Malloy, "uncorked" at a forum on how to encourage women to run for public office held in conjecture with the Democratic National Convention, according to the Los Angeles Times. Connecticut's first lady went on a rant about media scrutiny of politicians and their families and, as an example from her own life, recounted getting pulled over in Hartford for not wearing her seatbelt just a day after she won an award for her work at a rape crisis center. "Of course, [the officer] had no idea who I was because I drive this really shitty car, and they didn't believe that I was the governor's wife in this shitty car," explained Malloy (who reportedly overcame several attempts by other speakers to interrupt her). So apparently, people who do good deeds and/or are recognized as political wives are exempt from traffic laws. Malloy later apologized, saying, "I didn't do a good job of expressing what I really feel."
By Nick Keppler
September 11, 2012