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Re: Snooze Status

I did not call it a snooze, for the record. But, forced to think my non-interest through, I believe part of the explanation lay in the fact that it’s all human interest (and I concede that JPod paints an interesting picture). But there’s nothing to argue about. I agree that the guy is a sleeze. I agree he should pay for what he did. I have no problem with it being on the front page. But the only arguments are about whether or not his sleeze taints us all. I know that there are many who would like to make that case, but I find that argument not only fundamentally dumb but also one that only serves the interests of those who think saying it enough will make it so. By all means, investigate away, hold hearings, force resignations, follow the money! But as it stands now, there’s just nothing there that seems worth spending a lot of Corner time on — for me. So, until the next exciting revelation (Abramoff is a transvestite!), I’ll be mum. Actually, I’m heading to a plane right now, so I’ll be mum even if Drudge finds photos of Jack in a Carmen Miranda outfit.

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