Wall Street Journal opinion writer Holman W. Jenkins, Jr. has cavalierly dismissed the explosive congressional insider trading scandal uncovered this week by Breitbart editor Peter Schweizer and 60 Minutes.
Jenkins calls the fact that members of Congress are abusing their political power and knowledge to make millions trading on Wall Street a “non-scandal”–and then concedes the point:
Insider trading laws don't apply to Congress. The WSJ has done an analysis showing that some staffers seem well aware of that fact. Felix Salmon yawns: The WSJ story is shot through with the implication that there's a big scandal... Read Post
Throw Them All Out, Peter Schweizer's explosive new expose, has pulled back the lid on congressional insider trading, revealing the shocking regularity with which elected officials use their legislative positions to reap financial r... Read Post