Illinois Judge Facing Disciplinary Action Over Viewing Porn at Work Admits Longtime Addiction

An Illinois judge facing disciplinary charges for viewing pornography on his courthouse computer has tearfully admitted being addicted to porn since childhood. “I used pornography as a crutch to deal with my feelings of inadequacy,” Will County Judge Joseph C. Polito told the Illinois Courts Commission at a hearing Thursday, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. “For 60 years this was an inner conflict–I was ashamed, I didn’t feel good about it and tried to stop. The only way I knew to address it was in a confession with a priest.” Polito, 69, was charged in July with two counts of violating…

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Illinois Judge Facing Disciplinary Action Over Viewing Porn at Work Admits Longtime Addiction