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Edit Roundup: Craig Has Himself to Blame

During a brief — and largely defiant — public appearance Tuesday afternoon, Sen. Larry Craig apologized for bringing “a cloud over Idaho.” We’re sorry, senator. This cloud does not belong to the people who have elected you for the past 27 years. It’s all yours. It stems from your mistakes. Now, in contemplating Tuesday’s apology, Idahoans must also gauge the enormity of their senior senator’s misjudgments — Idaho Statesman.

Full editorial here

Related: Spokesman-Review: Craig denials don’t mean much here, Kevin Richert’s Blog: 55% of Idaho wants Craig to resign here; Jim Fisher/Lewiston Tribune: How much deception? here; Twin Falls Times-News: Guilty or not, Craig has only himself to blame here; and Coeur d’Alene Press: Trust violated, no future for senator here.

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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