ColumnCommentary·June 2, 202331-23B How It’s Done: Setting Low the Ethical Bar in Politics Here's your free preview of this content: Download the files for this content at the end of the post. We're able to offer this content because stations and newspapers subscribe to Hightower's Lowdown newsletter on Substack. Please consider joining to help offset our production costs! The beauty of impeaching a public official is that it recalibrates the standard for political morality, letting other politicos gauge just how low they can go. Consider two recent Texas examples. First came Rep. Bryan Slaton, a howling right-wing culture warrior who specialized in demonizing LGBTQ people as “perverted.” 31-23B-How-Its-Done-Setting-Low-the-Ethical-Bar-in-Politics.docx 14 KB 5 downloads Login to download or register here. 23-31B_intro.mp3 331 KB 9 downloads Login to download or register here. 23-31B_c.mp3 6 MB 4 downloads Login to download or register here. 23-31B_nc.mp3 5 MB 46 downloads Login to download or register here.