Well this is fun! Mormon Senator Mike Crapo of Idaho was just arrested for DUI in VA. #Hypocritesabound—
e.b. feskoe (@ebfeskoe) December 24, 2012
As Twitchy noted earlier this evening, Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, was arrested earlier today for Driving Under the Influence.
Not surprisingly, many liberal tweeters were pleased to hear the news.
Crapo's a Mormon? Oh that makes it even sweeter. Republican hypocrites are so entertaining when they're not destroying countries.—
Scott Gordon (@scottrgordon) December 24, 2012
Many liberal tweeters noted that Crapo is a Mormon who apparently said in the past that he abstains from alcohol. Thus, in addition to his legal problems, Crapo is also guilty of rank hypocrisy:
As an added gift to the Left, the story is sure to get extra attention because of Crapo’s last name:
What is it with Idaho Senators, anyway?
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Clarification: CNBC reporter Jane Wells, who is quoted above, is not a liberal.
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Update: Crapo issues an apology:
“I am deeply sorry for the actions that resulted in this circumstance,” Crapo said. “I made a mistake for which I apologize to my family, my Idaho constituents and any others who have put their trust in me. I accept total responsibility and will deal with whatever penalty comes my way in this matter.
“I will also undertake measures to ensure that this circumstance is never repeated.”