Bribe-Gate and a Corrupt Obama White HouseLocked
Joe Sestak of Pennsylvania was offered a federal job in exchange for dropping out of the Democratic Primary race against the [i]Obama preferred[/i] candidate, current Senator Arlen Specter.
Andrew Romanoff of Colorado was offered a job in exchange for dropping out of the Democratic Primary race against the [i]Obama preferred[/i] candidate, current Senator Michael Bennet.
Are there any others?
Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is going to trial and is facing a lengthy prison term for doing the same thing – or a similar thing.
[i]Chicago Style[/i] politics is in full swing in Washington D.C.
U.S. Code 600:
[i]Whoever, directly or indirectly, promises any employment, position, compensation, contract, appointment, or other benefit, provided for or made possible in whole or in part by any Act of Congress, or any special consideration in obtaining any such benefit, to any person as consideration, favor, or reward for any political activity or for the support of or opposition to any candidate or any political party in connection with any general or special election to any political office, or in connection with any primary election or political convention or caucus held to select candidates for any political office, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.[/i]
What should happen? What do you think will happen?
And where are the current-day reporters, Woodward and Bernstein; the current-day editor, Ben Bradlee; and the current-day newspaper, The Washington Post?