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Married Congressman Caught E-Mailing Shirtless Pics

February 9, 2011 - by Donny Shaw

Gawker got its hands on a topless photo of Rep. Chris Lee [R, NY-26] that the congressman, who is married, allegedly tried to use to pick up women on Craigslist. According to the report, which is based on information from a woman who Lee had been corresponding with, he described himself as a “divorced” “lobbyists,” lied about his age and job, and promised “not to disappoint.” For what it’s worth, Lee claims that his email account was hacked.

Since you’ll undoubtedly be hearing more about this developing scandal, take a second to learn more about exactly who Lee is. From his OpenCongress profile page, you can get a quick bio, learn about what kind of bills he is sponsoring and co-sponsoring, see how he votes, find out who funds his campaigns, and watch videos of him from the House floor and national TV. Oh, and if that picture makes you interested in meeting Lee in the flesh, for whatever reason, here’ s a list of parties he’s hosting in the coming months.

Quick Update: Lee has announced that he is resigning from Congress “effective immeditaley.” I’m assuming that means all those fundraising parties are canceled as well.

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yoder 02/12/2011 3:04am

Holding any elected political position is a privilege that also carries responsibility. If you can’t act appropriately while in elected office then you don’t deserve your elected position. If this simple, logical, ethical and mature rule were applied to everyone in elected office, we would have no government at any level.

This is not to say that corporate leaders act any better. In many cases they act much worse.

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530i 02/10/2011 6:31am

While I don’t think the behavior alone merits losing his job, this incident calls into serious question his ability to understand “cause and effect” relationships.

Someone who can’t understand the consequences of his actions, does not belong in politics voting on things that will have consequences for the whole nation.

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