Top 10 D.C. scandals of 2011
We considered making this list entirely about the D.C. Council — and we could have! But then we wouldn't have had one last excuse to put a photo of Charlie Sheen, looking obnoxious, on our homepage.
Charlie Sheen's police escort
In April, Sheen was given an MPD escort — sirens, flashing lights and all — from Dulles to D.A.R. Constitution Hall for his show, "Violent Torpedo of Truth: Defeat Is Not an Option." Taxpayers were outraged, and the Office of the Inspector General found that non-dignitary escorts "have been routine for years."