Did Moonie Try To Buy A Pardon?

That’s one theory thrown out there by the Houston Chroni(what?)cle’s Rick Casey and it’s worth a read to see Casey’s construction of a potential back channel donation of nearly a million dollars from The Washington Times Foundation to the George Bush Presidential Library. Was it an attempt to persuade Bush 43 to grant Moon a pardon for his 1982 felony tax conviction (that one that had him behind bars for 13 months)?