Yes, He Said It: Marion Barry's Greatest Gaffes

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Most Memorable Line

"B**** set me up," Barry uttered during his arrest for drug possession in 1990, as seen in this survelliance video still. FBI agents busted him smoking crack cocaine with a former girlfriend at a hotel. The incident added a layer of infamy to Barry's already buzzed-about reputation; he later served six months in prison stemming from those charges. Barry's political career in the District spans more than three decades; he served four terms as mayor in addition to his extensive district council work. 


(Photo: Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department)

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