What is it about the bad boy that is so alluring yet so destructive to their burnt paramours?
More so than Sandra Bullock or Denise Richards, a certain sixteen-term congressman from Massachusetts might be able to provide enlightenment here.
We learned last week that Representative Barney Frank had lobbied executives at Fannie Mae in the early 1990s to give his companion Herb Moses a job. The belated revelation comes from “Reckless Endangerment,” a new book about the financial-industry meltdown by New York Times reporters Gretchen Morgensen and Joshua Rosner. The year Mr. Frank and Mr. Moses broke up, Mr. Moses and Ms. Mae also broke up.
Armed westerners have been filmed on the front line with rebels near Misrata in the first apparent confirmation that foreign special forces are playing an active role in the Libyan conflict.
A group of six westerners are clearly visible in a report by al-Jazeera from Dafniya, described as the westernmost point of the rebel lines west of the town of Misrata. Five of them were armed and wearing sand-coloured clothes, peaked caps, and cotton Arab scarves.
The United States is in a Constitutional and political crisis without precedent.
What can ordinary Americans do when a large number of politicians are corrupt and an even larger portion of the national political leadership is complicit in a cover-up of that corruption?
Do we petition those leaders to investigate and punish themselves?