Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Tom Daschle Withdraws: Another Ethics Casualty for Obama


"Make no mistake, tax cheaters cheat us all, and the IRS should enforce our laws to the letter." ---Sen. Tom Daschle on 7 May 1998

More proof that the new president is failing to live up to his sanctimonious campaign rhetoric about "change."

February 3, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

How quickly they fall. Tom Daschle, who just yesterday had the full backing of President Barack Obama, has announced he is withdrawing his name from consideration as Health and Human Services secretary. For both Daschle and Obama, it has been a rough ride, calling into question the latter’s judgment and skill as a chief executive.

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