A journalist friend of mine saw this story about Alan Placa and assumed that the news that Rudy Giuliani has long employed a known child molester must be breaking news. After all, if that had come out earlier, surely it would have destroyed him by now. I was trying to explain that, no, he'd weathered this unscathed because . . . but I really can't come up with anything. Where are you Fred Thompson? Mitt Romney? Doesn't someone think the GOP needs to be involved in fewer sordid sex scandals?

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