Subject: Re: Patty Hearst Trivia Question
On Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 12:20:42 PM UTC-6, xyzzy wrote:
> On Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 12:59:17 PM UTC-5, Futbol Phan wrote:
> > So Patty Hearst served 22 months in prison and had the remaining 8 months of her sentence
commuted by Jimmy Carter. Reagan reportedly considered a presidential pardon but decided against
it. In 2000, Patty wrote a formal request for a presidential pardon from Clinton. The US attorney
in California strongly objected, writing, "I strongly oppose the pardon application filed by
Patricia Hearst. The attitude of Hearst has always been that she is a person above the law and that,
based on her wealth and social position, she is not accountable for her conduct, despite the jury's
> > Name that US attorney
> I'm sure it's nobody who ever amounted to anything.
In the eyes of about 38% of the population, yes.