<a href=http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/jan/23/mayors-scandal-divides-portland/>When some people have sex with under aged persons</a>, and they lie about it: they “deserve a shot at redemption.”

<a href=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_foley>When other folks</a> commit sexual harassment, they lose their jobs and are investigated for the crimes they committed.

This Adams guy is a jerk. From the sound of the story, he had sex with his intern. But, I suppose, he just deserves a second chance.

I mean, it’s not like he lied about… or uh… potentially did it when the intern was a minor… or… uh…

OK. I don’t get it. Is this essentially: “Look, he’s a Democrat. So, let’s let him mulligan.” Or am I missing part of the story?