Breaking News: Senator Larry Craig Arrested In Airport Men’s Room

It’s just now come out that Senator Larry Craig (R-Idaho) was arrested in June in the men’s room of a Minnesota airport and charged with “disorderly conduct” by an officer investigating complaints of “lewd behavior” there.

Prepare for Senator Craig to be referred to as a “prominent” or “leading” Republican extensively in the next few days, along with mention of Mark Foley and old whatshisname, the evangelist from the Mountain States, but nary a mention of Gerry Studds, Barney Frank, Jim McGreevy, or any other prominent Democrats caught up in gay scandals.

The really fun part would be to see Bill Moyers comment on this. After all, he was the one who was tasked with damage control when Walter Jenkins, a top aide to Lyndon Johnson, was caught doing something similar to what is alleged against Craig — but Jenkins’ men’s room was in a YMCA.

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