Yes, Denny the Hutt is still in action, and apparently believes he's a draw for Republican candidates. No doubt he is.
[Hastert] recently endorsed Mitt Romney for the Republican presidential nomination, signaling that he may play a public role in the former Massachusetts governor's campaign, at least in helping court Chicago-area donors.
It would be so nice to have a job that pays hundreds of thousands of dollars a year, plus all the perks I can scam for myself, plus access to hawt, firm, youthful flesh ready to service me at the drop of an email. No, you're not surprised. Yes, Democrats better fix this kind of "oversight" ASAP:
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And it couldn't happen to a nicer bunch of pedophile-enabling authoritarian death cultists. WaPo:
Weeks before the Nov. 7 elections, the Mark Foley scandal and its aftermath have already had a visible effect on Republican prospects: Speaker J. Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) and Rep. Thomas M. Reynolds (R-N.Y.), the two men leading the GOP efforts to keep power in the House, have both been largely sidelined from the public campaign.
[This] should be the key bit of learning from this entire tawdry affair. The principals involved â€” Foley and Rep. Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., the speaker of the House â€” offer some key lessons about abuse of power and the unwillingness of leaders to deal with that abuse.
In a statement today, Kolbe, the only openly gay Republican in Congress, said he passed on the youth's complaint to Foley's office and the clerk of the House after the page, whom he had sponsored, contacted his office in 2000 or 2001.