This week’s The Hill has an article about a liberal group’s latest ads, which use Abramoff as the center of an anti-corruption campaign. It is significant to Georgia in that it features Ralph Reed as a central target. There is also the issue that we have discussed here before, which relates to political figures inter-mixing in religion and religious figures playing a key role in politics.
As the taint of the Jack Abramoff influence-peddling scandal continues to spread toward members of Congress and their staffs, a left-leaning group has launched an ad targeting three individuals who have been linked with the former superlobbyist.
In the ad, a project of the Tides Center and paid for by the Campaign to Defend the Constitution (DefCon), traditional organ music plays softly in the background as a silver collection plate full of money is passed from hand to hand in a church.
Suddenly the plate is being passed between several men seated at a blackjack table, the “dealer