The bar has been high for local politicians in D.C. to attract national attention for their shenanigans ever since the reign of Mayor Marion “Bitch Set Me Up!” Barry. But dang if former-for-now city councilmember Jack Evans didn’t Fosbury Flop right over it this week. Evans, zealous comforter of the comfortable since his 1991 election and self-appointed consigliere to the market’s billionaire sports owners, began his campaign for a city council seat just 10 days after being drummed out of that very job for nearly a dozen ethics violations (that we know of).

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