There’s a lot of salacious back and forth today about the Ensign scandal. But beneath the tabloid headlines there’s a critical question that needs to be asked:
Which is more emasculating? Getting paid a hundred grand by the guy who screwed your wife? Or being a fifty-something United States senator and still needing mom and dad to cut the check to pay off your mistress and her husband?
Josh Marshall is editor and publisher of TalkingPointsMemo.com.