Rep. Charlie Rangel today confirmed my statement from yesterday that he doesn’t give a damn about congressional ethics. While entering Rangel’s 80th birthday bash yesterday former New York City Mayor David Dinkins flipped the bird to protesters. Rangel says that that action sums up his feelings about the whole process.
“I cannot imagine who is not entitled to a hearing of the vicious charges of corruption that have been — ” he began. “As a matter of fact, I think Mayor Dinkins really expressed my view of the mess last night, in sharing with the people that said, ‘Resign,’ ‘Corrupt,’ and all of those things. I can’t find a better way to say it.”