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Editorial: Standing On Principle


Over the weekend, Lieutenant Governor Rick Sheehy resigned.

The decision came suddenly, after reports surfaced regarding improper use of his state-issued mobile phone. Apparently Sheehy logged more than 2,000 calls to four women, one of whom admits to a romantic relationship with the now former Lieutenant Governor.

Of course, this is not the first time a politician has been caught with his pants down, literally or figuratively.

We wish to call attention to Governor Dave Heineman’s performance when he learned of the scandal.

He immediately called a press conference to announce the resignat...

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