Thursday, January 08, 2004

Well, Lottery Lady now admits she was lying through her teeth.

But, of course, though she is now facing jail time, at least her motives were pure:
[Elecia Battle] apologized to her husband, her lawyer and [the real winner] Jemison, saying she wanted to use the money to help her family and recently laid-off Cleveland police officers.
Right. She wanted to help police officers, some of whom will be swinging by shortly to take her to get her picture taken.

I'm stunned and saddened. If you can't take somebody's word for it when they assure you that they purchased a $162 million lottery ticket that they don't have on them at the moment, when can you do it?

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