Foley Dredges Up Scandal Problem for GOP

Key phrase in the linked story: “Lobbyists have never been popular. But politicians are betting more than usual that ethical lapses on Capitol Hill have been so pronounced lately that voters will object to congressional candidates who appear to be too involved with professional favor seekers”

The usual suspects are banging on about Foley-gate, as if sheer noise level would create a satisfactory level of outrage… outrage that would be better spent on the corruption displayed with the Abramof corruption and influence peddling.

And as this story suggests, perhaps there are other issues on the voter’s minds.

Sgt. Mom is a freelance writer and retired Air Force NCO who blogs at, and lives in San Antonio, Texas.

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