September 30, 2006 01:43 PM
They Knew All About It!
House Majority Leader John A. Boehner and Speaker J. Dennis Hastert knew since spring that Mark Foley was screwing around with young boys, and apparently didn't do a damn thing about it.
Now that's moral leadership!
Meanwhile, the Chicago Trib's Washington bureau is furiously asking why Foley was allowed to remain the chairman of the House Caucus on Missing and Exploited Children when the GOP leadership knew he was having "inappropriate contact" with teen boys.
Duh. Because he's an expert in the field!
Rep. Foley Quits In Page Scandal [Washington Post]
Why did Foley keep child-protection job? [Chicago Tribune]