Weiner's Choice

It's sad to see someone struggling like Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-New York).  We should cherish and honor the institution of marriage, and it is tragic when that sacred bond is violated.  What is infuriating, though, is to see the treatment of the lies. Here is an analysis of the situation from an article in Politico quoting an "ethics expert":  "With what we know now, I don't see a House rule" violation, said Melanie Sloan, executive director of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, a watchdog group. "I think the conduct that does not reflect creditably on the House is really the lying about the whole thing - but of course, all politicians lie, particular [sic] about stuff like this."  Of course!  What's the big deal?  They all lie.  It's not like we need our representatives to be credible or anything.  Is Miss Sloan serious?  Is this the type of "watchdog" group we have looking at ethics?  Does she really mean to...(Read Full Article)