…The ‘no special treatment’ for elected officials goes on:
Foley likely won’t be prosecuted, amid failure by media to report on email soliciting male page:
Mike Rogers, the gay blogger who first suggested Foley was gay on his website blogACTIVE, also said the media had failed.
“Once again, the mainstream media has failed in its role in a great democracy,” he remarked. “Despite even being given constitutional protection to pursue stories, the papers in Florida not only protected a political career — most likely so they could have continued access to Congressman Foley — but they stood in the way of reporting a crime. With the statue of limitations passed, the blame for Mark Foley’s escape from the law falls squarely upon the heads of the newspapers that had this evidence.”