Scenes from the Democrat ruling class

A lengthy criminal investigation of the son of prominent Congressman Chaka Fattah is underway in Philadelphia. It is always a bad thing to have the feds looking into throwing you in the slammer, but if it's going to happen, then it really helps to have blood ties to the Democratic Machine. They know how to shake money out of trees. We learn from the Philadelphia Inquirer's Craig R. McCoy and Mark Fazlollah, Former Gov. Ed Rendell and former Mayor W. Wilson Goode have launched a fund-raising effort to pay the legal bills of U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah's son, who has been under federal investigation for months. Rendell said he agreed to pitch in after Rep. Fattah contacted him for help. Rendell, in an interview, estimated that the Philadelphia congressman and his wife had spent $250,000 to help Chaka "Chip" Fattah Jr., 30, and said the costs had become a "little bit of a struggle" for the family. Imagine that: he's not even under indictment, but they have laid out a quarter mill for...(Read Full Post)