Subject opinion to coercion: whom will you make your inquisitors? Fallible men, governed by bad passions, by private as well as public reasons. And why subject it to coercion? To produce uniformity? But is uniformity of opinion desirable? No more than of face and stature.

- Thomas Jefferson

Did He Really Think He Would Not Be Caught

Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy and tax charges and tearfully resigned from office, admitting he took $2.4 million in bribes to steer defense contracts to co-conspirators. [Read]

Yes, he is a (R)epublican, and seems to confirm every stereotype one could imagine.

posted at 12:38:23 on 11/28/05 by clearpolitics - Category: Farewell - [Permalink]

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