Former Democrat Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, who we still don’t know if he was the guy in the Ku Klux Klan outfit or the one wearing blackface in a photo in his high school yearbook, pardoned a Democrat who was arrested for underage sex crimes as his last act as Virginia governor.
Democrat state senator Joe Morrissey, who was charged with having a sexual relationship with his law firm receptionist who was only 17 years old at the time, received a pardon from the old school racist Governor Ralph Northam.
Back in 2014, Morrissey was sentenced to a year in prison for engaging in sex acts with a 17-year-old. He was 57 when he was sentenced.
At least Trump pardoned people who were treated badly by partisans with power mostly to get at him.
He married the young lady after she turned 18 and since that time they have had four children.
Richmond Times-Dispatch reported:
Gov. Ralph Northam has pardoned Sen. Joe Morrissey, D-Richmond, for a misdemeanor count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor related to his relationship with a 17-year-old law firm assistant who later became his wife.
Morrissey, then a delegate, was convicted in 2014. He and his wife, Myrna, are now raising four children.
Morrissey said he learned of the pardon on Thursday. Northam granted him what’s called a simple pardon.
“To say that I was extremely pleased with what the governor did would be, perhaps for me, the understatement of the 2022 General Assembly session,” he said.
“Most importantly, my wife is grateful,” he said.
And although their young children don’t understand a pardon yet, they’ll be grateful someday for the governor’s action, Morrissey said.
Out of all the harmful things Northam did to the state of Virginia, in my opinion, I think this the least problematic. I’m not taking anything away from the seriousness of what Morrissey did, but by comparison, in the end, Morrissey’s actions afterward made up for his illegal indiscretions.
When his blackface/KKK photo scandal hit, progressives were ready to throw his rear end out the door. But then they let Northam stay so long as he supported the policies that the progressives have wanted to implement for so many years. So, Ralph Northam sold his soul to the progressive movement and did things that in the end have harmed a lot of innocent people.
For example, Northam caved to his progressive puppet masters and disrespected the Second Amendment by increasing background checks, putting limits on handgun purchases. Worst of all, he created “red flag” laws that allow the government to go in and take away law-abiding gun owners’ firearms if some yokel who have a grudge against someone files a complaint, false or otherwise. Liberals will say red flag laws are a great thing that saves lives, but there has never been a need for them. If someone is brandishing a firearm, that’s already against the law. If someone is acting dangerously with a firearm and seems to be a danger to themself and/or others, police will come and take care of the situation. What red flag laws do is allow anyone to anonymously call in a complaint one someone and without any proof or solid evidence of their complaint, the government will still move in and confiscate the target’s firearms. Red flag laws have been a progressive’s wet dream because instead of having to go to the trouble of legally removing the Second Amendment, they are killing it with a thousand cuts of leftist policies.
Rich is a conservative, syndicated opinion writer and owner of MAGA-Chat.com. He writes about politics, culture, liberty, and faith.
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