"So Larry's thinking about sticking around the Senate. That latest
development in the Craig scandal has Republicans freaking out. Sure, Larry is
looking for vindication. Let's just say, this also feels like payback. The
Minority Leader, Mitch McConnell, publicly chastised Craig last week -- and
basically forced his resignation. But, now Larry's fighting back -- and
blatantly challenging McConnell and his leadership. What changed, one
This really wasn't a good choice for him in my opinion. I think that if he had left now, with the long history that he has had the story would die. He wouldn't be forever remembered for his wide stance, or his not being gay. Staying in office is going to keep the story alive in the press, and could result in him being defeated in the next election. This is probably why other republicans are so upset, they know that it will be easier for a Democrat to defeat Craig than a replacement.