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Tuesday, January 3, 2006

Ex-D.C. Mayor Barry Robbed At Gunpoint

From AP:
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry was robbed at gunpoint at his apartment by some youths who had helped him carry his groceries.

Barry, who wasn't injured in the Monday night robbery, said he gave the youths a couple of dollars for helping unload groceries from his car and they left. They returned, however, and after Barry let them into his Southeast apartment, they pointed a gun at his head and took his wallet, which contained cash and credit cards, Barry told WRC-TV.
Forgive my skepticism, but given the Barry's unfortunate past, I just have a feeling that there's a bit more to this story than "grocery carrying."


GayPatriotWest 1/04/2006 03:00:00 AM  

This one gave me pause. You're right, given this guy's history, there's gotta be more there.

But, right now, I'm frustrated because a clever comment is on the tip of my tongue, but can't find resonance with my vocal cards.

GayPatriotWest 1/04/2006 05:11:00 PM  

er, vocal chords.

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