Friday, September 29, 2006

DeWine, Hannity, Foley

1. Looks like Republican Sen. Mike DeWine of Ohio hasn't been doing his homework!!!!! Tsk! Tsk! The Huffington Post reports this----
Sen. Mike DeWine (R) just read the NIE's intelligence assessment this week, despite having had access to it for months. "He said that while he only recently read the document, he was briefed on it months ago. "I read it this week," he said... "I don't read everything that comes in."

DeWine says he doesn't read everything that comes in. Terrific. Is he just too busy raising money to read an intelligence report about Iraq!!!!!! Shame.

2. I guess I won't be buying any cars from General Motors!

Think Progress:
General Motors has hired right-wing talk show host Sean Hannity to be the lead spokesman for a car giveaway campaign called “You’re a Great American“:

To stimulate consumer interest in its line of American-built cars, General Motors has turned to radio and Sean Hannity. … Hannity will serve as the spokesperson for GM’s You’re A Great American Car Give-Away, offering radio listeners the chance to pick and win one of five GM vehicles....

Hannity = Scumbag

3. Republican Rep. Foley of Florida has resigned. Here is an excerpt from the NY Times:

Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., resigned from Congress on Friday, effective immediately, in the wake of questions about e-mails he wrote a former male page....
...Campaign aides had previously acknowledged that the Republican congressman e-mailed the former Capitol page five times, but had said there was nothing inappropriate about the exchange. The page was 16 at the time of the e-mail correspondence.

It was not clear what prompted Foley to abruptly decide to give up a successful career in the House....