Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., Under Investigation for Sexual Harassment
11:42 PM, Jun 21, 2011 • By MARK HEMINGWAY
Democrats were no doubt looking for a bit of a breather now that the Anthony Weiner scandal is receding. But this news won't help with that one bit:
Note that Hastings' ethical record is less than stellar -- in 1988 he became the sixth federal judge in history to be impeached by Congress after Hastings was charged with perjury and taking $150,000 bribe. Then in 1993, he was elected to Congress.
The investigation into Hastings is just adds to the Democrats' nearly unprecedented string of scandals in recent years -- a topic I discussed in detail in the current issue of THE WEEKLY STANDARD.
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