I originally had ‘depression’ in scare quotes in the title, but what the hell…
Democratic Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who has been absent from Capitol Hill since mid-June, is receiving treatment for depression.
The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota said the Illinois lawmaker had arrived at the healthcare center for “extensive inpatient evaluation for depression and gastrointestinal issues,” in a statement from the congressman, released late Friday by the clinic.
…it might even be true. Won’t save him if the rumors about corruption are true… which is probably itself depressing for the man, come to think of it.