Culture of Corruption Hits Even Idaho

From Daily Kos this morning

The Culture of Corruption has even hit Idaho. Like Republicans need to be corrupt to get elected there. Crapo has taken in more campaign money from residents of the Virgin Islands, $39,000 by the end of the 2005-06 election cycle, than Idahoans–under $20,000. And the story that has my dad (kossack Old Timer) really excited, details $43,500 received by Craig from contributors connected with Cunningham. The Idaho Statesman has done a good job of tying donations to legislation sponsored by Craig. Unfortunately, they haven’t put that information online. Once this was all found out, Craig donated the money to charity. Not that it helps right now, neither being up this cycle, but we can always look ahead.The story links to this article in the Spokesman Review about Crapo and the recent Dan Popkey article in the Idaho Statesman about Craig. Sometimes the posters on Daily Kos do a better job of exposing Idaho politicians than either the MSM or local Idaho media. Consider, for example, this scathing Kos Diary about Larry Craig from Cedwyn. I wish local media would connect the dots for us in the same way.

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