Debra J. Saunders

Oh, and according to the House panel, Stark maintained that he may be "eligible" for the primary residence credit "because his Maryland home is the only home he owns."

In January, KTVU's Randy Shandobil interviewed residents living near the San Lorenzo, Calif. house that Stark claims as his residence. Folks who lived across the street, next door and down the street were shocked to learn a congressman said he lived in their neighborhood. Which tells you: Fremont is the post-office box; Maryland is home, sweet home.

The standard descriptive phrase for Stark, used most recently in the Washington Post, is: "has a history of erratic behavior." That's the polite term for: gaffe machine.

So out with Rangel and in with Stark, Pelosi's next ethics nightmare. The independent transparent ethics committee questioned Stark's truthfulness, but the Pelosi-GOP Inc. ethics panel gave him a pass.

The swamp is in session.


Debra J. Saunders


 
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