It's long past time to slam the prison doors on Sheldon Silver

Source: New York Post - View Original Article
Published: Jan 22, 2020
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69% Conservative


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Policies:

Abortion
Death Penalty
Common Core
Mandatory Prison Sentences
Eminent Domain

Sentiments

96% "The ex-speaker drew a 12-year sentence, but his conviction was overturned in 2017.""
90% "Yet Silver's ability to avoid prison is precisely what makes the public distrust the justice system: Elites are treated differently.""
80% "Silver, once one of the most powerful pols in New York, was convicted in 2015 of lining his pockets with $4 million in bribes ..."
79% "Silver's been free for years, collecting a $6,600 monthly pension.""


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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

96% : The ex-speaker drew a 12-year sentence, but his conviction was overturned in 2017.
90% : A crafty lawyer himself with strong ties to the legal industry, Silver has managed to dodge prison ever since.
90% : Yet Silver's ability to avoid prison is precisely what makes the public distrust the justice system: Elites are treated differently.
80% : Silver, once one of the most powerful pols in New York, was convicted in 2015 of lining his pockets with $4 million in bribes and kickbacks.
79% : Silver's been free for years, collecting a $6,600 monthly pension.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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