Michael Abraham considers the divergent fates of the recent golden boys of Virginia’s Republican Party: Eric Cantor and the Regent:
And so it goes. McDonnell goes to jail, transported in a publicly funded prisoner vehicle, while Cantor goes laughing all the way to the bank, transported around in corporate jets. Don’t get me wrong; I’m not implying nor has anyone suggested that Cantor broke any laws. Clearly though, both men are morally bankrupt and hopelessly corrupt. “Both sides do it,” the pundits shout, with some justification, as greed and corruption know no party lines. However, McDonnell’s and Cantor’s behaviors seem wholly representative of today’s Republican Party.
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