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Old 04-21-2009, 01:02 PM   #102
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Originally Posted by edlib
And if he doesn't?
It'll only put the lie to Pelosi's quip about the "culture of corruption".

Originally Posted by edlib
(My personal attitude being: that if you set the ethical bar high enough, NO politician would survive... and possibly NO American citizen could ever possibly hold higher office.)
Almost certainly true. The degree of press scrutiny that many candidates endure these days drives too many people away from politics as it is. Seems only the most brazen, of thick hide or possibly even masochistic bother. Not necessarily a good thing, eh..

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