Tuesday, March 8, 2011


As I am sometimes convinced that the powerful without scruples are completely shameless -- here's some heartening news. John Ensign apparently has a grain of shame left:
The decision to be announced in Nevada reverses Mr. Ensign’s stated determination to run again despite an ongoing ethics investigation into his admitted affair with the wife of a former staff member. Mr. Ensign’s parents eventually provided nearly $100,000 to the family of the aide, Doug Hampton, and Mr. Ensign also faced questions about helping with the lobbying career of his one-time chief of staff.
File under This is EXACTLY what it looks like

[NY Times]

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