The 'Conservative' Geraldo Rivera? Only in the NY Times

May 8th, 2009 12:48 PM
A New York Times story on Friday by young Atlanta-based reporter Robbie Brown, "Mississippi Mayor Facing Trial Dies After Election Loss," dealt with the death of Frank Melton, the controversial mayor of Jackson, Miss., and included a bizarre characterization of Fox News host Geraldo Rivera:Less than two days after he lost his bid for re-election, and four days before he was to go on…

Gun Slinging Mayor of Jackson, Miss Indicted -- And His Party is

July 10th, 2008 4:22 AM
Along with a few of his police bodyguards Mayor Frank Melton of Jackson, Mississippi has been indicted on Federal civil rights violations. It seems that in his zeal to curb drug crime, Melton forced some local youngsters at gunpoint to take a sledgehammer to a private residence that Melton claimed was a drug house. One little problem, Melton had no court order and no right to destroy a private…