Thursday, July 03, 2008

Honesty in Government

"The most honest, ethical, and open Congress in history" has worked hard to ferret out the evildoers within the Repugnican party (which is all of them) and bring them to justice. Being from the Republican "I love business and bankers" Party, it was obvious that they would be in bed with the evil mortgage lenders like Countrywide. Senator Chris Dodd, the Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, called practices of lenders like Countrywide "abusive". Because of our most ethical Congress the banking perpetrators are beginning to come out of the woodwork.

Problem is, they're Democrats.

And one of them is "Chairman of the Banking Committee" Senator Dodd.

Others involved include Democratic Senator Kent Conrad of North Dakota, and the now former head of Barack Obama's vice presidential search team, Jim Johnson, who also performed those duties for Walter Mondale and John Kerry.

It seems the sheen of the Democratic ethical revolution is beginning to fade.

And don't even get me started on William Jefferson.


Charles D said...

What made you ever think the Democrats were ethical? They only seem that way by comparison to the Republicans.

Scott Hinrichs said...

Politics only engenders ethical behavior in our idealistic sentiments. In real life, politics is a nasty, dirty business.

Cameron said...

Silly me for expecting "the most ethical Congress in history" to be the most ethical Congress in history.

No wonder nobody in this country votes.

Lucy Stern said...

I certainly doubt that this is the most ethical congress in history....It would be nice if we could just sweep them all out with a broom and start fresh.