BREAKING: Rep. Aaron Schock (R, IL-18) cu… ah, ‘to resign.’

This is not expected, but neither is it a surprise.

Aside from everything else: honestly, Rep. Schock was showing signs of Invulnerability Syndrome. Legislators get that after their third or fourth term, sometimes: they think that they’ve got this, so they can do whatever they like. It doesn’t… really work that way, as many a politician has subsequently discovered. As Aaron Schock has just demonstrated.

Moe Lane

PS: Take the special election for IL-18 seriously. The voters have been known to spank the party, if they can’t spank the politician. It happens quite often, in fact.


  • midwestconservative says:

    We’re toast in the special, and the Dems will crow about their victory.
    But wow, Six years was all it took for Schock to essentially throw away a promising career ( as promising a career as can be expected for a Republican in Illinois)

    • acat says:

      All politicians have a sell-by date. The goal is to vote one out and vote a similar one in *before* that date.

      • Aruges says:

        What’s the old phrase? Politicians and diapers should be changed often, for similar reasons.

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