AFTERNOON UPDATE: Headlines/links from Drudge…
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Isn’t it just one of those all American stories that a high school teacher and wresting coach can rise to become second in line to the presidency, amass a fortune reported to be in the tens of millions of dollars, so he can then be able to pay $3.5 million in hush money? Warms your heart, doesn’t it?
As you can see in my archives I am not a fan of Dennis Hastert, and for over a decade have been saying so. Some are expressing suprise that he was caught being up to no good. It’s called willful blindness. Hastert’s Speakership was a disaster for the country and for the Republican Party — especially in Illinois.
Of course it’s all over the news today — here are only three of the many articles about the indictment: