Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Halo Slipping?

The tax problems of the Obama nominees may be a precursor of business as usual. Withdrawing the Richardson and the Daschle nominations raises two questions. One, was the issue one of bad vetting or bad judgment? Two, has the Democratic establishment under the Bush Administration been as tainted with venal habits as their Republican counterparts.

Probably, answers--to question one, both, to question two, yes.

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