(snip)Judge Robinson described Mr Kerik as "a toxic combination of self-minded focus and arrogance" as he jailed him before the beginning of his first trial, on Monday.
hauled him anyway into a segregated wing reserved for cops, judges and other at-risk inmatesChicago has the right idea -- just stay on the right side of the Daley machine, and you won't go to jail in the first place.
“Mr Kerik is accused of accepting a $250,000 payback in the form of apartment renovations from a company he gave a city contract to.
In 2008 he pleaded guilty in a state court to accepting the work.
Mr Kerik had been regaled as a national hero following the 9/11 terror attacks and in 2004 was nominated for the post of the head of the Department of Homeland Security in 2004.
But he withdrew his name from consideration for the role after he was accused of failing to pay taxes, and of having extramarital affairs.
According to the authorities, Mr Kerik failed to report more than $500,000 in taxable income between 1999 and 2004.
He is also alleged to have made false statements to White House and other federal officials while being considered for the homeland security role. “
Kerik is a saint compared to NY Rep Rangel and has been framed.