WaPo: Massa allegedly groped 'multiple male staffers' 

Yesterday, on Neil Cavuto's Fox News show, I cautioned that Democratic Rep. Eric Massa's (N.Y.) accusation that he was being drummed out over health care cannot be taken at face value. Among other things, I noted that given the secrecy that surrounds House Ethics investigations, we have no idea whether he was actually being investigated for what he claimed on the radio was the offending incident.

Well, this afternoon the Washington Post has the scoop confirming that there's much more going on here, and that conservatives would be unwise to make Massa a cause celebre:

Former Rep. Eric Massa (D-N.Y.) has been under investigation for allegations that he groped multiple male staffers working in his office, according to three sources familiar with the probe.

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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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