5.10.09

A conflict of interest?

Powerful Player Joins Polanski Team

LOS ANGELES — While a backlash emerged Tuesday among French politicians of all stripes about whether their government and others should have rushed to embrace the cause of the jailed film director Roman Polanski, his American legal team picked up an influential new member: the lawyer Reid Weingarten, a well-known Washington power player and close friend and associate of Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. more...

Let me see, a pal of Eric Holder the Attorney General of the United States, the office of whom all foreign extraditions are processed is a friend of Polanski's law team. I wonder how vigorously this extradition will be pursued. Time will tell.

Dieu le Roy.
Brantigny

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