WASHINGTON–Jay Leno targeted disgraced former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) in his Tonight Show monologue on Monday night. Jackson was charged with siponing campaign funds for personal use including purchasing:
*a $5,000 football signed by U.S. presidents.
* $9,600 for furniture.
* $43,000 for a men’s men’s Rolex watch.
*$5,50 for fur capes and parkas .
*Thousands for memorabilia of Martin Luther King, Jr., Bruce Lee, Michael Jackson and Jimi Hendrix.
LENO ON JACKSON: “Among the items he bought were Bruce Lee memorabilia, a black and red cashmere cape, and a Michael Jackson hat. Well, at least he didn’t waste the money on something stupid.”