Larry Craig hires Michael Vick's lawyer
Senator Larry Craig (R-ID), who plead guilty and recently resigned after soliciting a an undercover police officer in an airport bathroom, is
Craig has hired a high-powered crisis management team including BillyMartin, the lawyer for Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick in hisdogfighting case, and Washington attorney Stan Brand, a former generalcounsel to the U.S. House. Martin is looking into the Minnesota guiltyplea; Brand, who represented Major League Baseball in the congressionalinvestigation into steroid use, will handle any Senate Ethics Committeeprobe.
Not surprising. Not one bit.
The Senate should have fun with Stan Brand, who did not do the finest job of arguing the steroid case in front of Congress. And already, Brand is up to his usual tricks, accusing Congress of wanting to launch an investigation about a "
Actually, Brand, the official duty of elected officials, at the very least, is to first obey the law.
And if you don't think foot-tapping in a public bathroom warrants such criminal charges to be handed down, maybe try asking the police themselves how often this happens. According to a report last week on CNN, this kind of solicitation, called "cruising," is quite common: