Man on the Edge: Right Punishment for Cannon?

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 Patrick Cannon reported at summer camp today, that is to say, he reported to federal prison.  But from what we can tell from the place he’s staying, there’s not a whole lot of difference between the two.

As we pointed out during WCCB News @ 10, Inmate 29396-058, known on the outside at ex-mayor Patrick Cannon, reported to the Federal Correctional Institution at Morgantown, West Virginia just before noon on Tuesday.  And that will be his new home for the next 44 months.

And it looks to be quite the cozy little summer camp.  Some people in the legal business even rank it was one of “the best places to go to prison”.  In fact, one former inmate called it “Camp Cupcake”, with a commissary, unimposing fences, and some ability to get time off for family emergencies.  It’s still prison, but it’s no Alcatraz.

And clearly , there are some people who think he’s getting off easy with this particular place.  So our Man on the Edge, Robert Wilder, asked if Morgantown is really punishment…