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March 27, 2014 5:02 PM

Why Patrick Cannon should not be sent to federal prison

By the end of Wednesday, everyone in the Charlotte area knew Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon had been arrested by the FBI on bribery and other charges. The corruption investigation began in 2010, and continued through his mayoral campaign and election just four months ago. During all that time, he was prominent in Charlotte politics and government.

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