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Good riddance

Max Baucus, the West’s answer to Joe Lieberman, will be riding off into the sunset. Time to cash in for carrying all that water for the health care, insurance, and financial industries (to mention only a few). Why let former aides get all the money?

No man has done more to undermine the Democrats from within. His only saving grace was that he never claimed, as did Liberman, that he was acting out of some lofty moral principles. He was more or less upfront about his corruption.