The radical shift in polling numbers after the explosive news about the sex/bribe scandal of Democratic Rep. Tim Mahoney – who replaced the infamous Republican Rep. Mark Foley – ensures that Florida Congressional seat shifts back to GOP hands.
But where are the national media’s incessant demands to find the facts about what Democratic leaders knew and when? I guess the question answers itself. The liberal media establishment doesn’t want to drive its favored party into the ground and harm the chances of its chosen candidate (read: Barack Obama).
Mark Foley at least had enough shame to do the decent thing and resign over his illicit messages to Congressional pages (and as I said then of Republican leaders, “if they knew and withheld the information, they are guilty of abetting this crime and should be treated accordingly”). Tim Mahoney is standing pat, and we don’t know enough about what Democratic leaders knew. Rank-and-file Democrat activists should demand more of their elected officials and their party leaders.
Just thought it would be useful to bring readers’ attention to a gaping double standard that once again rears its ugly head.