Borf’s going to spend a month in prison for all his graffiti, and will pay a $12,000 fine. No word on which inmate in the DC Jail has called dibs, or paid for the privilege of spending some time with Borf on his first night behind bars.
Will he be BOrf after his month in jail? Only time will tell.
[Update] Washington Post has some excellent quotes from the judge in this case:
“You should have been walking out of the front door of this courtroom today,” Leibovitz told him. “Unfortunately, I have come to the conclusion that you require more than that to impress upon you the seriousness of what you’ve done. Not because it’s a wall, not because it’s a building, not because it’s a fixture in some abstract sense. But because of people.”
“In other words,” she said, “not the bogus jobs that your father gives you in New York . . . a real job, going to work like the people you demean, earning it with paychecks and the sweat of your own brow.”
“I want him to see what the inside of the D.C. jail looks like,” she said, “because unlike every other person you’ve seen in my courtroom this morning, who have a ninth-grade education, who are drug-addicted, who have had childhoods the likes of which you could not conceive, you come from privilege and opportunity and seem to think that the whole world is just like McLean and just like East 68th Street.
“Well,” she said, “it’s not.”
Well said, Judge Leibovitz, Well said.
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