Republican Senator David "diaper" Vitter actually BROKE the law and hired prostitutes. There are at least two documented cases where he called a Madame while Congressional votes were going on. He broke the law and failed to do his job. The fact that Vitter had a diaper fetish only adds a bit of "eww" factor to the whole incident.
Republican reaction to the CRIMINAL actions of David "diaper" Vitter? Full support and forgiveness. They didn't call for his resignation or in any way held him accountable for his crimes.
Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner flirts with some women online. That's all he did. There is no indication to date he broke any laws the way Republican Vitter did. There is no indication there was anything all that strange about it (no diapers, for example). No money exchanging hands. Just online flirting. Would you want your daughter to text him? Maybe not, but big deal. Hell, even Republican House Speaker John Boehner had extramarital affairs. He didn't resign. So how can Republicans attack Anthony Weiner for FLIRTING online when Republican John Boehner actually screwed around for real. read more »