Fred Grimm

August 31, 2013 3:41 PM

Fred Grimm: Colleagues happy Bateman got busted

You know the scenario. A South Florida politician gets pinched in a corruption probe. Next day, his fellow pols troop down to City Hall and strike mournful poses for the TV cameras. They feign shock and regret, and confidence that their esteemed colleague will soon clear up this terrible misunderstanding and return to public service.

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Fred Grimm joined the Herald in 1976. Since 1991 he has written a column about crime, politics and life in Broward.

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