Why You Need to Pay Attention to the Foley Affair
Clarice Feldman lays it all out for you
. From what I can see, it's not Foley they're after, but the Republican leadership, by tarring them with the claim that "they knew". As Feldman explains, they knew Foley was a little overly friendly with the pages, but the explicit text messages were not known about, and those text messages may have been sent to adults, not underaged pages.
Update: Yep, that's what it's all about. That noted deep thinker of the left
, Alec Baldwin gives us the spin:Focus on Hastert. That do-nothing, lap dog Speaker of the House, who knew Foley was compromised and knew it quite a long time ago and did nothing, purely to maintain political power.