Perhaps this will go down as The Year Two Indicted Congressmen Ran for Re-election.
O.K., not necessarily. We do have a lot of other … stuff going on.
Still, it’s a moment to remember. We have the insider-trading guy in upstate New York and a California representative who allegedly used campaign contributions for, um, personal matters.
Duncan Hunter, the California Republican, was charged with spending more than $250,000 in political donations on not-at-all-eligible priorities. At first we heard mention of things like dental work and plane fare for the family’s pet rabbit. And honestly, if the list had stayed in the bunny-root-canal level we might not be discussing it right now.