A few weeks ago, Rep. Laura Richardson (D-CA) received nothing but a slap on the wrist for, among other transgressions, forcing her taxpayer-funded congressional staff to work on her campaign. Well now the House Ethics Committee has allowed yet another California Democrat member of Congress to skate — Rep. Maxine Waters. (Incidentally, both Richardson and Waters were listed on JW’s list of “Washington’s Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians” for 2011.)
When friends doubted my assertion that Britain’s establishment is more Marxist than Russia’s ever was, Hobsbawn was always the name I mentioned.
Good riddance I say.
3. When travel becomes a bit ‘meh” – definite first-world problem.
4. Former French foreign minister Dati warned she’ll be jailed if she returns to Morocco for having a child out of wedlock – seems some are not impressed by her skankiness.
5. The Secret Deal Between the Democrats and Republicans To Control the Presidential Debates – uh-huh. Tell us something which would shock us.