October 30, 2007

MEET THE NEW BOSS, YADA YADA: “Earmarks. Back-room deals. Cronyism. This is the kind of stuff the Democrats pledged to clean up during their ‘Culture of Corruption’ campaign swing in 2006. But members like Murtha — influential power-brokers addicted to the old ways — have very effectively prevented them from keeping their promises. At the beginning of the year, Murtha called the Democrats’ ambitious ethics-reform proposals ‘total crap.’ Thanks to guys like him, that’s what they’ve amounted to.”