a one-man example of republican scandals
Talking Points Memo's muckrackers have done a great job of compiling the indictment of Bernie Kerik, former Giuliani top cop and briefly de facto President Bush's nomineee to be secretary for the Department of Homeland Security. Read the list; highlights include:
bribery;That was just the indictment handed down on Friday. There's plenty more, including taking extravagant gifts from Mafia figures and using New York detectives to do his personal work, like hunting for his mistress's cell phone. Verily, Kerik would have fit in very nicely in the Bush Administration.
several counts of tax fraud;
false statements (when filling out paperwork for the DHS job)