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Wednesday, April 06, 2005


The drumbeat of revealed unethical practices by House Majority Leader DeLay continues today in the NY Times with indications that significant amounts of money were passed to his wife and daughter. Partisans who are also good government folks might be a bit conflicted: on the one hand, the revealed problems are things that should be resolved for the good of the country; on the other, the DeLay scandals are starting to get stuck in the public consciousness and cannot be good for Republican candidates next year. What's a good liberal to think?