The Dems are lining up now to shove Anthony Wiener out. There is real anger for some and I can respect that, but others are making a political calculation for themselves and/or the party. To my way of thinking, its that kind of action – taken for expedience – that makes politicians disgusting and makes it hard for me to support them.
Sure, politics and double standards go hand and hand.
Our politicians and their many nominees regularly lie about taxes, alien Nannies, sex, infidelity, drug use caught on camera, policy positions, secret memos to the Canadians about Trade policy… and their favorite pass time… conflicts of interest. Voters Regularly ignore/forget these many lies and re-elect them.
So, why should I bother to even write about double standards? Like whether Nancy Pelosi called for Bill Clinton to resign? Did she make some noise back then about how divisive it would be to remove a duly elected person for lying about sex? You know, like Anthony We…