Thursday, April 10, 2008

Larry Craig Offers Support to David Vitter

No, really. Who could make this stuff up? From The Hill:

Embattled Louisiana Sen. David Vitter (R) is getting support from fellow Republicans who say he should not resign over a public sex scandal — including from someone who can speak from experience.

Sen. Larry Craig of Idaho was among several GOP senators who say Vitter’s testimony in the “D.C. Madam” prostitution case should not compel his resignation.

“First and foremost, in these kinds of issues, it’s the state and the relationship you have with your state that really determines where you ought to go,” Craig said. “That was certainly my case. The Senate itself wasn’t going to judge me. I would allow the citizens of my state to do so. And there is still strong support there.”

Craig went through his own trial-by-media last year, after his arrest for and guilty plea to soliciting sex from an undercover male officer in a Minneapolis airport.

Craig, who later tried to withdraw his guilty plea, said support from Idahoans convinced him to reverse his pledge to resign last year. He added that his decision last month not to file for reelection pre-dated the controversy.

So, then why is Craig not seeking re-election??? Things that make you go Hmmmmmmmm!

Read the whole hilarious piece HERE.

And so it goes.

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