Ensign Report Shows Sexual Harassment, Cluelessness About the Law

By: Sunday May 15, 2011 5:20 pm

The John Ensign report from the Senate Ethics Committee is really a sad piece of pulp fiction. You have a US Senator in a strong position of power essentially bullying a female subordinate into an affair, refusing to give up on it after being caught several times, finally trying to cover up the evidence of the affair and pay off the participants, and lying and covering his tracks as the plot slowly unravels. That’s about it in a nutshell.

But the details are even seamier.

 

DOJ Serves Subpoenas in Ensign Sex/Work/Influence Peddling Scandal

By: Thursday March 18, 2010 12:30 pm

The Department of Justice has served subpoenas on six Las Vegas businessmen with ties to Nevada’s favorite GOPlayboy — the guy who put the “fun” in being a fundamentalist Christian, Senator John Ensign.

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