The C-men of C Street BLEEEEEVED the dick is mightier than a subpoena. Why else did Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) unzip those doctoring and jesusing credentials for reporters asking questions about the Ensign sex scandal?
I was counseling him as a physician and as an ordained deacon.” Coburn asserted about his role. “That is privileged communication that I will never reveal to anybody. Not to the Ethics Committee, not to a court of law, not to anybody.”
I guess a penchant for playing doctor fits quite nicely with Senator John Ensign’s predicament.
Those convictions have gone limp. When Coburn was asked if he would cooperate in a Senate Ethics Committee investigation, he said, “Sure.”
(That fell under physician or deacon?)
MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow has the latest on the Senate Ethics Committee and FBI inquiries: