Per Politico, Sen. Michael Crapo (R-Idaho) is still slated “to become the top Republican on the powerful Banking Committee and will serve as Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn’s top deputy in the new Congress” even after his DUI convinction. Steve Benen still finds it possible to scrape together a handful of shock at this GOP hypocrisy:

I find it hard not to marvel at the surprisingly libertine attitudes in the socially-conservative Republican Party.

but you know, I don’t.

  1. Metavirus says:

    crimes are obviously only bad when poors and blacks do it

    • Matmos says:

      Also too, Christianists (to borrow Sully’s phraseology) are just the right’s useful idiots. The morality shuck and jive is just the dance that gets danced to open wallets and fill voting boxes. That goes for televangelist grifters as well as the political grifters.

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