Thursday, October 19, 2006

In Celebration of 'National Character Counts Week'

We present to you, not only Don Sherwood, but also the leadership of the House of Representatives:

Former House Clerk Jeff Trandahl repeatedly raised red flags about former Rep. Mark Foley years before GOP leaders said they knew about Foley's inappropriate conduct with pages, sources said.

Trandahl's lawyers said he is scheduled to testify Thursday before the House Ethics Committee, which is investigating the Foley case.

Two sources close to Trandahl told CNN that he had been monitoring Foley's interaction with pages after being told of troubling behavior by the congressman in the House cloakroom and elsewhere. Trandahl took his concerns to Kirk Fordham, Foley's former chief of staff, many times, the sources said.

Fordham testified last week that he warned House Speaker Dennis Hastert's chief of staff, Scott Palmer, at least three years ago about Foley's conduct, according to a source familiar with Fordham's version of events.

Aw, those damn slutty teen beasts!

Starring, national model of "self-restraint" Dennis Hastert!

I'm just gigantically, freakishly boned!

Not the best choice of explanation, but there you are.

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