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  •  Did the senator's wife not notice when an extra (7+ / 0-)

    college education was being funded?  Or was that being financed indirectly?  They ruined Cisneros (of Texas) over something very similar.

    The excuse that's used to punish politicians for this is that is's not the affair but the financing of it or of hush money being paid.  (See, e.g., United States vs. Edwards).

    Either way, I well recall the Republicans of those days (early 80s).  This was the advent of Jerry Falwell's "Moral Majority" and the beginnings of the GOP-evangelical alliance.

    You have exactly 10 seconds to change that look of disgusting pity into one of enormous respect!

    by Cartoon Peril on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 10:53:47 AM PST

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