John Ensign’s Very Late Walk of Shame

“Sen. John Ensign is expected to announce at an afternoon news conference in Las Vegas that he will retire rather than face a brutal 2012 re-election campaign, according to knowledgeable sources.” [Roll Call]

10 comments:

2:32 pm • Monday • March 7, 2011

What? Are you fucking kidding me? He needs to pull a Vitter and double down on this shit. Pussy.

2:52 pm • Monday • March 7, 2011

really to bad. I was looking forward to that.

2:55 pm • Monday • March 7, 2011

Retiring to spend more time with someone else’s wife.

2:55 pm • Monday • March 7, 2011

He can help dad run the casino and have hookers delivered by the bus load.

3:40 pm • Monday • March 7, 2011
4:08 pm • Monday • March 7, 2011

@FlyingChainSaw: What’s wrong with that?

4:16 pm • Monday • March 7, 2011

@Dodgerblue: It’s a bit like being in the Senate anyway.

4:25 pm • Monday • March 7, 2011

And, it’s official:

“This campaign would be exceptionally ugly,” he said this afternoon at a news conference in Las Vegas. “I just came to the conclusion I couldn’t put my family through it.”

Sometimes the Daily Show just writes itself.

ADD: Bonus Good Wife photo!

5:00 pm • Monday • March 7, 2011

The wife doesn’t look like Wife No. 1, more like the woman he cheated on his first wife with and subsequently married. If that is the case, I can’t feel much sympathy for her.

6:06 pm • Monday • March 7, 2011

@nojo: “But I sure wouldn’t mind putting some one elses family through it.” Added Ensign. “Where’s my best friends wife?”

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