Michelle Malkin

Shays issued an apology ("The Congressman stated his full support and admiration for the officers of the U.S. Capitol Police and offered his apologies"), but not before embarrassing himself as a Capitol diva. A legislative Lindsay Lohan in a suit and tie. Reps. Shays and Filner are just the latest in a long line of Beltway Brat Packers, and they won't be the last. For the line-jumpers and elbow-jabbers in power, as I've said before, "public service" means never having to say you're sorry for behaving like a royal pain in the . . . buttinski.


Michelle Malkin

Michelle Malkin is the author of "Culture of Corruption: Obama and his Team of Tax Cheats, Crooks & Cronies" (Regnery 2010).

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