Plus ca change, plus le meme chose

Among the ironies in the 12th district is that Robert Morgan and John Bennett may have lost re-election for the same reason: their refusal to give up additional personal income for the chance to serve in the New Jersey Legislature. For Bennett it was his no-bid legal work in several Monmouth County municipalities, highlighted by a $4,000 billing error in Marlboro. For Morgan, it was his part-time gigs at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and at the state Department of Health. Conflicts like this were among the reasons the ethics-conscious Asbury Park Press advocated the defeat of both incumbents.

Plus ca change, plus le meme chose