HOH’s One-Minute Recess: Beam Him Back!

Posted August 27, 2009 at 10:59am

Former Rep. Jim Traficant, whose penchant for denim suits, outrageous toupees and, OK, corruption made him an HOH favorite, is set to be released from prison Sept. 3.

[IMGCAP(1)]A shindig to welcome the Ohio Democrat back to the “outside— after seven years in the pokey is shaping up to be quite a fete, according to a local news report.

About 1,000 tickets have been sold for a Sept. 6 welcome-home event for the former Congressman, organizer and former Traficant staffer Linda Kovachik told Vindy.com.

But the $20 admission price won’t get you a sighting of the newly freed Traficant, who “has told friends that he wants to stay out of the spotlight when he is released from prison, [and] is unlikely to attend the event,— the story says.

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