Addendum: to Yesterday’s Post
In January of 2012, just days after Jessica Ahlquist won her lawsuit to take down a religious mural from Cranston High School West, Rhode Island State Rep. Peter Palumbo went on the John DePetro radio show and called her an “evil little thing,” quickly adding that even if she wasn’t evil, she was being “coerced” into fighting her lawsuit by evil people.
Jessica Alquist, a student at
Palumbo got caught up in the middle of a contract scandal a couple of years later, in 2014, and it may have been the main reason he lost his seat in the State House that November after 19 years in office.
Earlier this year, Palumbo was arrested on charges that he stole tens of thousands of dollars from his own campaign…