About Those “Ethics Woes”

Much of the news coverage of Ronnie Earle’s indictment of Tom DeLay–about which more later–has linked the indictment to the SEC investigation of Bill Frist’s sale of HCA stock, with the theme being “the GOP’s ethics problems.” It’s hard to say which issue is more trivial, although the SEC investigation is at least being carried out in good faith, unlike Earle’s partisan hit-job. For those who haven’t seen Frist’s side of the story–like, if you’ve been reading the newspapers–here is his account of the HCA stock sale and related events; the real moral of the story is, no good deed goes unpunished:

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