How much would it cost?The original Duke scandal, that of the esteemed Congressman from San Diego, revealed a newer, even more entertaining twist this week. Per WashPost:
Federal authorities are investigating allegations that a California defense contractor arranged for a Washington area limousine company to provide prostitutes to convicted former congressman Randy "Duke" Cunningham (R-Calif.) and possibly other lawmakers, sources familiar with the probe said yesterday.
In addition to The Duke taking millions in bribes--including getting a house and a yacht, named "The Duke Stir"--he allegedly would call his defense contractor buddies, who would send him a limo that would take him to the Westin with hos in tow.
At least they did it with class.
Side Sporlinote: take a look at Duke. Don't ever tell us prostitution is easy. It's not like you can pick and choose your customers. It's not a buffet; not when you're the dish, anyway.
After all this, the San Diego district seat from which Duke resigned will still probably go to a Republican in next month's runoff. Here's a vote for Francine Busby.