David Livingston is someone with no criminal record – but he has a long, long record of community service and philanthropy. He is a good man who made a mistake. But it isn’t a mistake that deserves the outrageous and excessive sentence he received today – four months.
It is totally out of step with precedent. Dean del Mastro, to cite just one recent and notorious example, falsified documents and had multiple violations of the Elections Act. He got half the sentence