Conservative Republicans like to claim that they have strong core principles and they stick to these principles.
The record shows otherwise.
Nevada's conservative GOP senator, John Ensign, is a case in point. Ensign claims to be a Christian and a True Blue Right-winger, but he hasn't lived that way. There was that sexual relationship with the wife of a former staffer.
Now, seeking reelection, Sen. Ensign has started a fund to cover his legal fees, expenses he wouldn't have if he had lived up to his own principles.
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