Jury to Safavian: Don’t Play Us for Chumps | Talking Points Memo

There’s one simple thing to take away from the verdict against David Safavian: for a player in Washington, gullibility is no defense. It’s Washington; savviness is the name of the game. Safavian tried wide-eyed innocence — let’s call it the Forest Gump defense — and it didn’t fly.

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