WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced Monday that a warden has been hired to oversee the newly-renovated, now federally-run Thomson prison. More funding will be needed to get the prison - which has never been fully utilized since its construction - ready to accept prisoners.
One Washington observer - @Jimmy Princeton - took note of the announcement and found irony in a Tweet Durbin sent out Monday and another he sent out in March 2014:
Insert caption. pic.twitter.com/lX0rdgjjbC— Jimmy (@JimmyPrinceton) August 19, 2014