It’s a good thing Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) stepped down from his post as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee while he’s under investigation. My guess is that at some point he’s going to figure out that he’d like to spend more time with his family and he’ll retire.
The Republicans, of course, are all suitably outraged and demanding all sorts of fines and punishment. All of a sudden they’re the ethics queens, something they didn’t bother with for Tom DeLay. But hey, better late than never.