You Know…

…John Amato makes a good point here about the agreement between Democratic New Hampshire Governor John Lynch and Republican Senator Judd Gregg that Lynch would replace Gregg with another Republican if he accepted the Commerce Dept. nomination: How dissimilar is it, really, from the quid pro quo over Obama's vacated Senate seat for which Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was just removed from office?

In Illinois, it was that no one was getting the seat without a little something extra; in New Hampshire, it's that Gregg wouldn't leave the seat without a little something extra. Either way, it's political extortion.

And it's curious how one became a national scandal, and the other is being treated like politics as usual.

I guess Lynch's hair is too boring.

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