Thursday, September 29, 2011

Illinois GOP Lawmaker Told Police To Ignore Her Husband’s 911 Calls

One of the perks of elected local office should be that you can tell law enforcement to, eh look the other way from time to time when you need to straighten out your spouse, because, come on, right? Illinois GOP State Senator Suzi Schmidt locked her husband out of the house without a coat on Christmas and then reportedly phoned her neighborhood 911 dispatchers with a little courtesy call to tell them she was “the Lake County Board chairman for 10 years,” just so they know, and then advised them to ignore her husband if he called afterward to complain of her abuse, which if he was smart he wouldn’t do, since “he’s kind of afraid of me because he knows I have connections.” No big deal. READ MORE »

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