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Caught red-handed but wouldn’t admit guilt
Javier Sanchez, former aide to U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, got off easy for stealing $200 from her congressional office (“Bachmann aide sentenced to service,” Aug. 27). He admitted no guilt, even though he was caught on camera. In a deal with prosecutors, all he got was 32 hours of community service as his sentence. Really?
RICHARD THOMPSON, St. James, Minn.
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