Not according to the D's, evidently:
In his letter, Highland Town Council President Bernie Zeman suggested Philpot’s medical skills be put to use in a community service sentence at McAuley Clinic. He described Philpot as a friend for 10 years and the person responsible for getting him into politics.
North Township Trustee Peter Auksel’s letter described Philpot as someone who “possesses a great deal of integrity and constantly strives to make sure he is doing the right thing.”
Also coming to Philpot’s defense was Lake County Jail Warden Brian Jones, who said Philpot is a “standup guy who’d give you the shirt off his back.” He added, “I plead, beg and pray you consider his flawless record prior to these proceedings.”
This entire Party is a criminal organization.