Sunday, March 06, 2011

The bigger their pedestal—the harder they fall—Heroes with clay feet

From the New York Daily Mail;

Political insiders not surprised about two-timing of former Rep. Chris Lee

Upstate Chris Lee's hypersonic implosion after he answered a personal ad shocked constituents - but not the insiders who have whispered about his two-timing for years.
"We know Chris. We're not surprised at all," a prominent western New York official told the Daily News. "He has a very well-developed reputation. He was never discreet. He is what he is. He got caught."
In Washington, congressional sources told the Daily News Lee's party animal rep spread quickly after he arrived in 2008.

MADD leader goes down

From the Raw Story
Officers in Gainesville, Florida recently arrested a former president of a Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) group, and charged her with driving under the influence of alcohol.
Police said Debra Oberlin, 48, failed a field sobriety test, registering .234 and .239 blood-alcohol level. The legal limit for driving in Florida is .08.
An officer pulled over Oberlin on Feb. 18 at 1:10 am, after she was seen "driving erratically on
Northwest 19th Street
, swerving and crossing lanes," The Gainesville Sun reported.

Drunk priest offers oral sex to police officer

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