On Thursday, former Va. Gov. Bob  McDonnell was was found guilty on 11 corruption and fraud counts. He will be sentenced in January.

Former New York Times columnist Frank Rich, currently Executive Producer of the HBO television series, “VEEP,” marked the verdict by faux-praying that McDonnell isn’t anally raped in prison:

Most of Rich’s readers thought that was hilarious:

Rich was quite pleased with the response:

Because prison rape humor is funny — at long as it’s directed at a Republican.