The inevitable spin will grind into gear once more, along the lines of “hate the sin but love the sinner” and the long-running cover-up of the pervert’s behavior will gather the theme of “well they didn’t really understand the scope of his behavior” so run along, it’s been taken care of now. Business as usual.
The timing could not have been more perfect: wait until the last moment before the recess so that his Republican vote can be utilized until the end, and then, more than
Meanwhile, into the memory hole will go all the vastly more substantive reasons for voting this administration out on a rail. Very elegant, Mr. Rove. That additional teens were victimized in the meanwhile, well they’re just “fungible” assets, as Rumsfeld likes to say about our troops.