Sen. John Ensign Is Quitting America

It only took almost two years of shaming after revealing in 2009 he cheated on his wife with a campaign staffer, but Nevada’s Sen. John Ensign — supporter of a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage and Don’t Ask Don’t Tell — is finally leaving office when his term is up and won’t seek re-election next year. “At this point in my life, I have to put my family first,” he tells reporters. Sorry, does he mean this family?

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  • Montana

    The Democrats don’t get on their soap box and claim the high religious ground that the Republicans always do, thats one of the major differences between them.

    This was a long time in coming, goodbye “hush money” Senator John Ensign (R-NV), don’t let the door hit you. The party of “Family Values” my ass, more like the “Party of hypocrites”. Poor Christopher Lee, at least he resigned! What about the “diaper boy” and big mouth Senator David Vitter (R-LA)! Too Funny!

    Make room for more of the Arrogance, race-baiting, crazy talking Sharron Angle, who else can Nevada elect?

  • Mac McNeill

    Ensign wouldn’t have won in Nevada’s primary. It would have left the contest open for Sharon Angle. Now better people can run and hopefully out shine Angle. Otherwise the people of Nevada would have another Democrat for Senator and that wouldn’t be a bad thing either.

    Actually I would love to see the Secretary of STate Ross Miller run for Senate. Probably the best politician in the state.

  • Harbo

    GOOD RIDDANCE, you fucking hypocrite. I’m just sorry you’ll get to keep your lofty pension.

  • Vermont

    Just for the record, he did vote to repeal DADT in the final vote.

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