Let's backtrack for one second, you rowdy right wing bloggers, you.
A congressman is caught red-handed engaging in explicit conversations with minors. The highest echelons of Republican leadership are implicated in a cover-up.
It's official now: U.S. Rep. Mark Foley, who quit Congress after getting caught sending sexually explicit messages to teenaged male congressional pages, is an alcoholic, mentally ill, and a victim of sexual abuse by a clergyman. In other words, he's hit the psychiatric trifecta. He's now in rehab. But he's not offering any of this as an excuse for his inappropriate conduct. He just thought we'd like to know.Read this article