GOP Congressman Resigns

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    Rep. Christopher Lee, R-N.Y., resigns after Craigslist dating ad scandal.

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    Big deal. I don't think he should have resigned over it.
     
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    Agreed. It would have been much more fun to have him stick around and be hypocritical some more. ;)
     
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    I'd bet he resigned because a lot more will now come out. Washington scumbags don't give up their seats easily (see Rangel, Charlie).
     
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    A shirtless photo? Whoop de doo.

    What a lame reason to resign. At least get caught with a prostitute like a distinguished politician should :p
     
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    You got that right. This can't have been the first time he was on craigslist.
     
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    I was hoping to hear hilarious explanations such as the "wide stance" defense. This guy's going with out a fight. Weak.
     
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    Lack of judgement might only be the tip of the iceberg here.

    It is a constant source of wonder, how people of power, no matter the source, think that they are somehow above the fray.
     
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    I applaud his fiscal conservativeness in using craigslist and not some high priced escort service.
     
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    Perhaps he's not fortunate enough to be able to write a cheque for 30 grand, and have it stick. ;)
     
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    The height of conservative hypocrisy demands such a drastic result, although I think, shedding a tear in public and admitting to sin and asking for forgiveness would suffice. Apparently the GOP does not forgive when you are caught. ;)
     
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    You can hook up on Craigslist now? Where have I been :)
     
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    I'd be interested to hear if the woman in the Craigslist ad thinks he looks like a toad, as per her original challenge.
     
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    there is more to this story. No way he resigned that quickly, just for this.
     
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    One by one, the GOP majority starts to erode.
     
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    Grotty Old Party??? :p
     
  19. Sydde macrumors 68020

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    Yeah, don't get me started. Just start with "Greedy" or "Grifters" and work from there.
     
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    You hold a public office.
    You know what the internet is.
    You expect your foray into extramarital fun to be private -- on the internet.
    It blows my mind.
     
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    I gotta say, I'd much rather go down in a blaze of (in)glory getting caught with ultra high end call girls, than by getting busted sending a topless picture to some craigslist ad...that's just lame as hell.
     
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    The really creepy part was when he drew his fingernail across his chest and made the girl drink his blood.

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