Maxine Waters: “My ethics problems are Bush’s fault!”

I was not a big fan of George Bush – especially in the last years of his presidency. The guy is gone but according to this story (from JWF), his legacy is not forgotten. In fact, the “Blame Bush” mantra goes on and on and on…

Embattled Rep. Maxine Waters on Friday blamed the Bush administration for her ethics problems — saying she had to intervene with the Treasury Department on behalf of minority-owned banks seeking federal bailout funds — including one tied to her husband — because the Treasury Department wouldn’t schedule its own appointments.

The California Democrat said in a Capitol Hill news conference — an event rarely held during a congressional recess — that she reached out to then-Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson in late 2008 when his department failed to respond to the National Bank Association’s request for a meeting.

Doesn’t it get just a little tiring? When will it stop? Let’s just say, “OK, everything bad that happened is Bush’s fault.” And be done with it…

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