See also: “Hypocrite of the Week: Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) Uses Religious ‘Privilege’ to Hide What He Knows About John Ensign’s Sex Scandal“
C Street, C Street, and more C Street: Coburn “personally negotiated the financial deal, trying to get Ensign the best possible price for his sins.”
Must-watch wraps with interview with Jeff Sharlet, author of The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power.
Of particular interest: damning new revelations about “The Family” involvement of Republican Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood (you were warned about appointing him, President Obama!):
September 15, 2009 — Today, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) released its fifth annual report on the most corrupt members of Congress.
CREW’s Most Corrupt Members of Congress provides a detailed analysis of the unethical and sometimes illegal activities of 15 congressmen and women who have most egregiously betrayed the public’s trust. …
The full list, complete with detailed profiles of all inductees, is available at CREWsMostCorrupt.org — but we’d like to single out the three Conservative Babylonians to earn this august distinction: (more…)
Claims to fame: Anti-gay, anti-woman, anti-minority, Republican U.S. Senator; at various times, chair, National Republican Senatorial Committee; Senate Majority Whip; Senate Republican Leader; hardest of the hardcore right-wingers; rumored to be gay himself (but, Jesus-please-us, let’s hope not!); typical hypocritical “family values” divorcé who always looks like he’s been sucking on a lemon (more…)