Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Which to believe?

Yesterday’s Washington Post had this article:

Corruption That Shook Capitol Isn't Rattling Elections

For all the influence-peddling that has been exposed in the run-up to the midterm election, corruption on Capitol Hill has not become a decisive issue -- here or in much of the country.

Today’s Wall Street Journal has this article:

Candidates Find It Hard To Shake Scandal

Politicians and pollsters say this year, widespread voter dissatisfaction with Congress has the electorate in a less forgiving mood. This campaign season also is marked by a number of close contests, making politicians vulnerable to charges of ethical lapses -- and raising the political stakes if the charges stick.

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