Former CDC director Tom Frieden pleads guilty to sex abuse case but gets no jail time

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Friedman led CDC for 8 years under Obama, was charged with sex abuse, forcible touching, and harassment.

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pleads guilty to sex abuse case but gets no jail time



What is that thing on top of his head? Is it some kind of ridiculous hat? Or was he being attacked by an animal when the picture was taken? Like a feral muskrat?

I hope he never abuses me sexually, but if he does, I hope he doesn’t have that thing on his head. It would make the experience even more degrading and disgusting.



If you stare at it long enough, it starts to move.


admitted to groping a longtime family friend

That doesn’t sound like a friend to me…


A bit less outrageous IMO if you rephrase it as “man charged with two misdemeanors and a noncriminal violation pleads guilty to a noncriminal violation and gets no jail time”. The specific charge of sexual abuse was in the third-degree, making it a class B misdemeanor with a maximum penalty of 90 days in jail and $500 in fines.


I’m not sure what third-degree SA is and as I’m at work, I’m not going to click through to the definition now, but based on my own experiences, … Not every person who has grabbed my ass without consent belongs in jail. (One got fired, and that was enough).

If the victim is satisfied with the guilty plea and public humiliation, that’s good enough for me. His name and offense are public. If he repeat offends, he’ll be in a lot of trouble. If he’s already a serial offender, other victims will be able to come forward with confidence.


Well, it’s not like sexual assault is a real crime, after all! /s

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