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Wednesday, October 04, 2006

The Foley Matter

Revelation of Congressman Foley’s actions has predictably become a political cudgel freely employed by Democrats in the current election campaigns.  At the same time, Conservatives demand that House Speaker Hastert resign for failing to put a stop to Mr. Foley’s emails earlier. 

Democrats’ politicking, of course, is rank hypocrisy, given their protective shield for Congressman Barney Frank and their apologetics for President Clinton’s corruption of a young intern and lying about it to the public.

Nonetheless, Congressman Foley’s actions require that justice be done.  Nathan Tabor discusses that aspect below.