28th amendment: Thou Shall Not Mock Liberal Democrats! Man's Bail Revoked for Making Fun of Hillary Clinton in a Facebook Post

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A U.S. judge on Wednesday has ordered Martin Shkreli to be jailed while he awaits sentencing for securities fraud. The judge cited a Facebook post in which the former drug company executive nicknamed the “Pharma Bro” offered a $5,000 reward for a strand of Hillary Clinton’s hair. U.S. District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto in Brooklyn said the Sept. 4 post, which prompted a call from the U.S. Secret Service, showed Shkreli posed a danger to the public that warranted revoking his $5 million bail. Shkreli, apologized for the post in a letter to Matsumoto on Tuesday, calling it an “awkward attempt at humor or satire.” Shkreli said in the post, since deleted, that he needed the hair to “confirm the sequences I have,” an apparent reference to genetic testing.

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