Claire McCaskill's problem, plane and simple 

There is a joke about the Catholic sacrament of confession that begins with a rather dodgy penitent admitting to the priest that he stole a rope. The priest then asks a few questions, only to discover, gradually, out that it was attached to a harness, which was attached to a horse, which was in turn attached to an entire team of horses, which was attached to a carriage.

Something like this is happening to Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., and at a very inconvenient time.

March 10: McCaskill billed taxpayers for trip to political event

March 21: McCaskill: Property taxes on family-owned aircraft went unpaid

Today: McCaskill attacked plane use in '04 campaign

Also today: Democrats Can’t Afford Mistakes Like McCaskill’s Plane

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David Freddoso

David Freddoso came to the Washington Examiner in June 2009, after serving for nearly two years as a Capitol Hill-based staff reporter for National Review Online. Before writing his New York Times bestselling book, The Case Against Barack Obama, he spent three years assisting Robert Novak, the legendary Washington... more
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