“Boss” Tweed

Political corruption is nothing new. In the 1800s, William “Boss” Tweed ruled New York with an iron fist, approving schemes that would benefit him personally and blocking those he disapproved of. You can read more about high-rolling in politics at Lynda Pflueger’s blog and her review of William M. Tweed and the Notoriously Corrupt “Tweed Ring.”

http://www.lyndapflueger.com/?p=694

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