O.J. Simpson wants to give the Smithsonian the suit he wore on the day of his acquittal because apparently he believes his getting away with murder is part of our rich national tapestry. TMZ reports:
An official from the Smithsonian … who did not want to be ID’d … told TMZ this AM before accepting anything the item would go to museum curators for review. The curator then sends the item to one of the various museums — e.g., the National Museum of American History. A review is then conducted.
The official said no one has offered the suit to the Institution yet, but the official does not believe OJ Simpson’s acquittal suit will pass muster.
They’re going to reject it? But think of the learning possibilities.
KID: Oh, wow, it’s O.J. Simpson’s suit! Do you think one day I’ll be rich enough to corrupt the legal system, dad?
DAD: Maybe, son. Maybe…