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Al Sharpton’s Daughter Sprains Her Ankle. Sues NYC for $5 Million. A Week Earlier Climbed a Mountain.


No, you’re not seeing things, and you didn’t make a mistake and click through to The Onion.  This is proof that the rotten apple doesn’t fall far from the rotten tree.

Shakedown artist Al Sharpton’s eldest child wants $5 million from city taxpayers after she fell in the street and sprained her ankle, court rec­ords show.

Dominique Sharpton, 28, says she was “severely injured, bruised and wounded” when she stumbled over uneven pavement at the corner of Broome Street and Broadway downtown last year, according to a lawsuit.

It’s obvious the poor little thing needs the cash.  After all, her dad’s in the throes of fighting off a $5 million tax lien from the feds and the State of New York.  She’s employed by MSNBC, and they just had their worst ratings in history, so she may well be faced with unemployment.

Poor little thing.  She’s on the one in the wheel chair.

Ms. Sharpton’s severe injuries are limiting her ability to contribute to whatever it is she contributes to.

Currently on vacation in Bali, the membership director for her gadfly dad’s National Action Network claims she “still suffers and will continue to suffer for some time physical pain and bodily injuries,” according to the suit filed against the city departments of Transportation and Environmental Protection.

“I sprained my ankle real bad lol,” she wrote in a post to Instagram after the Oct. 2 fall.

LOL.  But really, this is serious.

She was pictured in a walking boot in the weeks following the tumble, but by December, Dominique was good to go for NAN’s Justice for All march in Washington, DC, and for a New Year’s Eve jaunt to Miami Beach.

And despite claiming “permanent physical pain” in a breathless notice of claim, there are social-media shots of her in high heels, and another of her climbing a ladder to decorate a Christmas tree.

She’s just making her dad proud.  And we’re waiting for the White House to come forth in her defense.  After all, if Obama had a daughter…


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Michael Becker is a long time activist and a businessman. He's been involved in the pro-life movement since 1976 and has been counseling addicts and ministering to prison inmates since 1980. Becker is a Curmudgeon. He has decades of experience as an operations executive in turnaround situations and in mortgage banking. He blogs regularly at The Right Curmudgeon, The Minority Report, Wizbang, Unified Patriots and Joe for America. He lives in Phoenix and is almost always armed.

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