Barney Frank, the Teflon Congressman

Barney Frank is the "Teflon Congressman. He was a leading opponent of regulating Fannie Mae and Freddy Mac (see video)  and was able to transfer the entire blame on President Bush. He never had to answer why he fought so hard to squash regulation, was it the tons of campaign cash Frank got from Freddie and Fannie or the fact that Frank's former lover was the former director of housing initiatives for Fannie Mae.On October 20, 2008 Fox News reported Frank, who is openly gay, had a relationship with Herb Moses, an executive for the now-government controlled Fannie Mae. The column revealed the two had split up in 1998, but prior to that Frank had pushed through some controversial legislation favorable to Fannie.  A 1998 Washington Post report said Frank called Moses his "lover" and that the two were "still friends" after the breakup.Of course no one calls Barney on it even though, according to his words they should:Frank has argued that family...(Read Full Post)