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When a public official resigns, to avoid criminal prosecution for misdeeds committed in office.
"Hey, I'm behind in my payments to the water department, and I'm here to...ahhh...contribute to the councilman's re-election campaign. Is he here?"

"What, haven't you heard? The feds were after him, so he took the Youngstown Option."
by Willie Ray Pugh October 25, 2013
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