Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Eating Their Own

When it rains, it pours. Here's to you, Jack Abramoff.

As The Washington Post reports, the Abramoff scandal -- and the likelihood that a gaggle of Congressional Republicans will face indictment -- is certain to shine a flashlight on Beltway grotesqueries:

"At a minimum, yesterday's developments put both sides of the lawmaker-lobbyist relationship on notice that some of the wilder customs of recent years -- lubricated with money, entertainment and access -- carry higher risks. In the post-Abramoff era, what once was accepted as business as usual may be seen as questionable or worse."


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