Life teaches difficult lessons. When he spoke to the Washington Times in August 1998 about President Clinton and the Lewinsky affair, United States Representative Chip Pickering (R-MS) must not have thought that his own alleged infidelity would come to light. He told that conservative bellweather:
“I think for the good of the country and the good of his own family it would be better for him to resign. When someone puts himself forward for public office, then his personal conduct does become relevant.”
This was reported by Rachel Maddow of MSNBC. But I assume there aren't a plethora of Maddow-watchers here, so I pass it on to you here.
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