Well, Yeah, I Was Kinda Wondering…

2 comments October 18th, 2007at 11:45am Posted by Eli

Why Denny Hastert would suddenly decide to retire, rather than just not running for re-election. I had a feeling it might be something bad…

[Brent Wilkes’ nephew and flunky Joel Combs] testified today– just as Hastert let it be known he would be resigning from Congress– that Wilkes had paid “to fly Cunningham and former House Speaker Dennis Hastert from a golf outing in Palm Springs to San Diego for a reception and then back to Washington on private jets.”

Oops. We’ll have to remind everyone that Denny was the Republican Speaker Of The House for 75% of the Bush II Era; we wouldn’t want them to forget.

Entry Filed under: Corruption/Cronyism,Republicans

2 Comments

  • 1. SPIIDERWEB™  |  October 18th, 2007 at 9:42 pm

    And your point is?

    This is normal Republican behavior, right?

    Actually its undoubtedly normal elected official behavior.

  • 2. Eli  |  October 18th, 2007 at 9:44 pm

    Well, the getting-caught part didn’t used to be…


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