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Ethics = Crap

By on 11.15.06 | 9:53PM

Suffice it to say Murtha did not tell the truth tonight on Hardball about when he knew that his fellow congressmen were receiving bribes. (And Matthews did a much better job questioning him than many have, such as Wolf Blitzer.) Civil procedure outlines are calling. But his opinion about the current focus on ethics is worth tossing out there:

MURTHA: What I said was, it's total crap, the idea we have to deal with an issue like this, when-and it is total crap that we have to deal with an issue like this when we've got a war going on and we got all these other issues -- $8 billion a month we're spending-
Ladies and gentlemen, this man could be the leader of the House Democrats tomorrow.

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