Party of Amorals

Love this story:
Christopher J. Ward, the former NRCC treasurer, improperly diverted as much as $725,000 from the committee to himself over a six-year period, according to several GOP insiders. [...]

Ward is under investigation by the Justice Dept. over his alleged embezzlement from the NRCC. On Friday, the Justice Dept. filed a civil forfeiture claim against Ward's home in Bethesda, Md. Court documents filed by DOJ charge that Ward diverted more than $500,000 from the President's Dinner accounts to his own use, using the funds to pay his mortgage and to finance nearly $200,000 worth of home renovations.
The thing I love most about this is Mr. Ward's perspective. See, he clearly wasn't worried about increasing the Republican presence in Congress; he just saw the NRCC as an opportunity for himself, which certainly doesn't seem to conflict with the general Republican MO these days. The fact that he totally didn't give a shit about screwing his own people for home improvements is nothing short of priceless.

Then again, the price tag for Mr. Ward will be pretty steep. Boo-freakin-hoo.

[H/T to the Muck]

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