State Rep. Joe Negron has been chosen -- or condemned -- to run for Congress in Foley's place (with the disgraced rep's name on the ballot). I think his photograph at left says it all. And there is this hilarious understatement from former state Republican Party chairman Tom Slade in Brendan Farrington's AP story: "The only way you win is they (voters) have got to vote for Mark Foley. That doesn't appear to me to be very attractive."
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Fred Grimm writes about the "ethereal" nature of Mark Foley's downfall and provides an interesting history of D.C. sex scandals along the way.
After the jump: Chan Lowe's most excellent cartoon on the Foley affair