Fordham will not go gently into that good night.

Unlike Powell and Brownie, he refuses to play scapegoat and has started rolling while it still matters:

A senior congressional aide said Wednesday that he alerted the House Speaker Dennis Hastert's office in 2004 about worrisome conduct by former Rep. Mark Foley with teenage pages -- the earliest known alert to the GOP leadership.

Kirk Fordham told The Associated Press that when he was told about Foley's inappropriate behavior toward pages, he had "more than one conversation with senior staff at the highest level of the House of Representatives asking them to intervene."

The conversations took place long before the e-mail scandal broke, Fordham said, and at least a year earlier than members of the House GOP leadership have acknowledged.
Let’s hope he’s got some written evidence to back it up. I can assure you, had I been in his position, sounding alarms about a possible sexual predator that were falling on deaf ears, I would have saved copies of all written and electronic communications and kept detailed notes on face-to-face and phone warnings.

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