We’ve spent hours writing posts about this type of behavior and to be quite frank, it’s growing old. [good riddance]
Indiana Rep. Mark Souder (R) will resign his congressional seat after an affair with a staffer came to light, he said in a statement this morning.
“It is with great regret I announce that I am resigning from the U.S. House of Representatives as well as resigning as the Republican nominee for Congress in this fall’s election,” said Souder.
We also find it humorous that breaking news alerts now have to distinguish whether it was with a “male” or “female” staffer.
UPDATE: We figured we’d add more commentary
Your political career and your reputation have been destroyed. You’re probably going to have to go through an expensive divorce. And every Republican wants to slap you because you: a) ruined what was going to be a perfect day for them; b) did it in a way that plays right into the narrative that Democrats love nothing more to exploit.
How can things possibly get any worse?
1) Every story is running the same photo of you playing with your Transformers at a Congressional hearing.
2) You sent your retirement announcement in ALL CAPS.
We also like that he noted that it was a “part time” staffer. Because full time would be unforgivable.
And what exactly was this staffer doing with the other half of her time? This
Good luck out there in the real world, Marky. We wish you all the best