The FBI could only jail Al Capone for tax evasion. It would have preferred to have put him in the dock for racketeering and organising the St Valentine’s Day massacre. But the cops had to settle for charging him with not paying taxes on the proceeds of crime rather than the crimes themselves.
The punishment of Capone serves as a metaphor for the end of the good press Ken Livingstone has had from the “liberal” media. I
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