Who Would Jesus Bribe?
You know desperation is setting in when politicians start invoking "baby Jesus" to justify bribes:
"Even baby Jesus accepted gifts and I don't believe it corrupted him."
- North Carolina State Rep. Drew Saunders, D-Mecklenburg, arguing against a state legislative ethics bill that requires lawmakers to report gifts of $200 or more.
(Hat tip to Think Progress)
Chris Kromm is executive director of the Institute for Southern Studies and publisher of the Institute's online magazine, Facing South.