Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. is being touted as having the same proclivity as his father, the Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr.
|Jesse Jackson, Sr and wife, Alderwoman Sandi Jackson.|
Sandi Jackson and husband, Jesse Jackson Jr., have made comments that they both plan to run for mayor of Chicago. This comes on the heels of current mayor Richard Daley announcing he will not seek a 7th term in February's mayoral election.
If the report is true, Jackson, Jr. will have to face additional scrutiny on allegations that in 2008 Jackson attended a meeting where an Indian-American businessman offered to raise $1 million for Blagojevich's campaign. Prosecutors allege the fundraising would have been in exchange for Blagojevich appointing Jackson to President Barack Obama's vacated Senate seat.
Jackson, Jr. An Informant?
In other high profile 'men of questionable honor, and recently shamed' news, Bishop Eddie Long of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Linthonia, GA has been charged with coercing three men to have sex. The defendants also charge that Long used his mega-church position to build a strong personal bond with them, by taking them on trips and giving them lavish gifts. They said the church leader convinced them that sex with him was part of a healthy spiritual life. They also have claimed that Long violated his legal responsibility as a spiritual adviser.