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Massa miscast a conservative hero

Former Rep. Eric Massa, D-N.Y., who resigned Monday after news of an ethics investigation into allegations of sexual harassment of a male staffer, has become a hero of sorts of conservative activists. Why? Massa contends that Democratic House leaders conspired against him because he opposes the health reform legislation. Talk show hosts Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck have promoted Massa's claims. But Massa isn't just blasting Democrats. "A pox on both political parties," he said on a radio broadcast. And he said, "For those of you who go to the tea party rallies and rail against your government about deficits, where have you been for eight years?"