Our Opinion: Apparently not

Learning that several members of Congress have been guilty of outrageous conduct involving women is bad enough because of the harm they did and the crimes some committed. Finding out some used taxpayers’ money in attempts to cover up their misdeeds is worse.

But compounding the concern felt by many Americans must be another troubling question: Is this the kind of person millions of Americans have elected to represent us — men with the maturity of teenagers and the ethics of common criminals?

Apparently so.

That, in turn, brings up other questions:

How have the unprincipled lawmakers’ mindsets affected important legislation?

And finally:

In a nation of 325 million people, are these reprehensible human beings the best we can do?