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Randy Republicans

By on 11.29.05 | 12:04PM

Does the indictment and resignation of Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham confirm that, as Nancy Pelosi et al. would have it, the GOP's culture is one of corruption? The L.A. Times today finds a leading conservative who might agree:

Conservative activist Paul Weyrich, head of the Free Congress Foundation, said he thinks the Democratic charge may stick. "Frankly, Republicans are held to a higher standard, mainly because they are the ones who always preach morality," Weyrich said. "I think voters are going to punish them over this.

Perhaps voters should also be informed that Carol Lam, the U.S. Attorney who nailed Cunningham, is, as the L.A. Times story also reports, a Bush appointee.

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