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Churchill, Pelosi, and doing the right thing

March 2, 2010

Winston Churchill said that Americans can always be counted on to do the right thing—after they’ve tried everything else. He could have been anticipating Nancy Pelosi. She tried to defend her pal, sleazy New York congressman Charlie Rangel, even after the House Ethics Committee found him guilty of violating House rules by accepting a corporate gift of a Caribbean junket. And more bad news to come from the committee.

But protests from shocked (!) Republicans and panicky Dems have led Pelosi to do the right thing. She informed Rangel today that he’s got to step down–probably Wednesday, according to the New York Daily News.

Read The Ethics Challenge: Strengthening Your Integrity in a Greedy World