Republican big wigs and their staffers went on an all-expenses-paid junket to Israel and stood near the shore of the Sea of Galilee.
But this wasn’t a prayer meeting and they didn’t treat the place like Holy Ground. Instead, they burst out the bubbly. Drunkenness followed. And at least one Republican congressman got naked and jumped into the sea where Jesus once walked on water.
The FBI got involved. The scandal was hushed up — for a year. But they couldn’t hide their misconduct forever. And now Politico has the details.
Question of the day: Does the typical U.S. politician in 2012 behave more like Solomon or Belshazzar?
Do we as Americans run the risk that one day, in the midst of our eating and drinking and self-congratulations, a hand will appear on the wall and write: