Souder has resigned for the following reason:
I sinned against God, my wife, and my family by having a mutual relationship with a part-time member of my staff.Note the shifting of personal responsibility, something of which Republicans love to accuse others. Not also the reference to the "poisonous environment of Washington D.C.," for which socially conservative Republicans can take a little (all right, most) of the blame.
In the poisonous environment of Washington D.C., any personal failing is seized upon, often twisted, for political gain.
But isn't his