January 10, 2006

HONEST W:

DeLay Tried, Failed to Aid Abramoff Client (SUZANNE GAMBOA, 1/10/06, Associated Press)

Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay tried to pressure the Bush administration into shutting down an Indian-owned casino that lobbyist Jack Abramoff wanted closed — shortly after a tribal client of Abramoff's donated to a DeLay political action committee, The Associated Press has learned.

If you're influence-peddling oughtn't you have some?

Posted by Orrin Judd at January 10, 2006 5:36 PM
Comments

It would appear we've got a corollary to the propsition that "an honest politician is one that stays bought".

Posted by: Raoul Ortega at January 10, 2006 7:27 PM

I'm beginning to think OJ is correct. DeLay, having given up the leadership post, will fade from view and any indictment(s) will fail to excite the general public.

Posted by: AWW at January 10, 2006 8:30 PM
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