Jon Stewart digests the latest Abramoff developments, including Bob Ney’s abuse of the “drinking problem” defense: “If you’re keeping score at home, that now makes alcohol responsible for corruption, anti-Semitism and homosexual pedophilia.”
Republican Rep. Bob Ney of Ohio is the first politician to plead guilty to charges leveled in the corruption scandal that (hopefully) will bring down the constellation of other corrupt lawmakers connected to lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
Rep. Robert ?Bob? Ney (R-Ohio) announced he would not seek reelection in November. Ney, who has been under investigation for corruption related to Jack Abramoff, was pressured by the House Republican leadership to step down at the end of his term.