Monday, February 17, 2014
Which Office Do I Go To To Get My Reputation Back?
Federal prosecutors have dropped all smuggling charges against Joe Lewis II, a well-known collector of Egyptian antiquities. The much ballyhooed case against Lewis and two co-defendants never lived up to the initial hype, stoked by the U.S. Attorney's press office, the archaeological blogosphere and former Egyptian Antiquities Pharaoh Zahi Hawass (who at the time was desperately trying to keep his job). And now, with Lewis exonerated, he's the one who should be asking that famous question, "Which office do I go to to get my reputation back?"