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Sen. John Ensign—Moral Hypocrite…

I couldn’t help but notice that Senator John Ensign (R-NV) has decided to not run for reelection in 2012.  If they gave out awards for hypocrisy, John would be one of the posterboys.

Back in his college days (veterinary school), Ensign became a born-again Christian.  He later joined a Pentacostal Church, married and had a family.  He and his wife, Darlene, were active in the Promise Keepers and The Family (Fellowship), evangelical-fundamentalist groups.

He ran for Congress in ’94 and squeaked into office.  Being from Nevada, he supported prostitution (where it’s legal) because it “helped prevent people from becoming homosexuals” (at least, I suppose, it helped him). more…