I know that a lot of people hear a news story about a politician that gets caught in some sort of scandal. It could be financial related or criminal or even a sex scandal. But I notice that it quickly gets lost from the headlines or evening news and most people just sgrug their shoulders and think, "Oh well".
Others actually commit a crime like former Washington D.C. mayor Marion Barry and his cocaine caper and then after he served time in PRISON, gets elected back as mayor!
The clock is ticking on tax cheat Charlie Rangel
So, ole Charlie has "temporarily" stepped down as chairman of the Ways and Means Committee. I guess that means that he'll get the job back as soon as this blows over.
Lets start a new trend America..... lets start holding politicians accountable for their actions like the average citizen is held accountable. Lets stop re-electing the ones that commit a crime. Lets impeach those that are in scandals. Lets start DEMANDING honest people in our public offices!