"Boo..Fri*gin..Hoo,..That's Why I'm Crying For You ...The Thieving Old Bastard Should Be In Jail ."
Charlie Rangel's soaring Washington Career Comes Crashing Down in a Crushing Censure Vote
In the end, Rep. Charlie Rangel sat alone and teary-eyed in front of colleagues, Democrats and Republicans alike, who had judged him guilty of bringing discredit on the House of Representatives.
There was in that moment, as Rangel proved unable to speak and covered his face with his hand, the first sign that the old lion from Harlem, decorated war veteran, seemed to understand how sorrowfully his hubris had done him in.
At 80 years of age, in his 40th year of congressional service but already stripped of the chairmanship that was the culmination of his career,