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Top 10 quotes from FBI's affidavit on Charlotte mayor

Posted March 26, 2014

1.) "Cannon looked nervously towards the window and covered the money with a folder ... After (the undercover agent) closed the window blinds, Cannon placed the money near his ear and fanned the bills." READ>>

2.) Cannon: "I'm not one of those Chicago or Detroit type, uh, folk. I'm a New Orleans, Louisiana, whatever it is ... that's not how I flow." READ>>

3.) "Cannon concluded by stating that he looked good 'in an orange necktie, but not an orange jumpsuit.'" READ>>

4.) Cannon: "I could roll the same dice, 'cause I don't know what 'take care of you' means." READ>>

5.) Cannon: "I'll be in it to win it for you." READ>>

6.) Cannon: "So, you know, Friday I'm meeting with the President ... I'm taking the missus with me. We're gonna do a holiday party with the President and his wife." READ>>

7.) Undercover agent: "You haven't even hit the pinnacle of your political career yet, have you, Patrick? It will be fun to watch you the next 10, 15, 20 years. Watch where you go." READ>>

8.) Cannon: "There are gonna be opportunities ... There is money to be made." READ>>

9.) Cannon: "We'll tee it up. I'll serve it up." READ>>

10.) Cannon text: "I may need a duplicate key for the condo lol." READ>>

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  • Ty Shrake Mar 27, 2014

    Undercover agent: "You haven't even hit the pinnacle of your political career yet, have you, Patrick? It will be fun to watch you the next 10, 15, 20 years. Watch where you go."

    HINT, HINT, Mayor!

  • Richard Wood Mar 27, 2014

    This is hilarious.

  • Eq Videri Mar 27, 2014

    What is it with Charlotte mayors???

  • hcdozier Mar 27, 2014

    "The love of money is the root of all types of evil."
    "What does it profit a man to gain the whole world and lose his soul?"

  • weasel2 Mar 27, 2014

    Too big to fall

  • Ginger Lynn Mar 27, 2014

    SHould have taken lessons from Chicago and Detriot...

  • A person Mar 27, 2014

    Another embarrassment for NC