On Ironchef last night the battle was over Ostrich   Maybe if TVFN ever does a Battle Crow, Debra J. Saunders should apply.   She serves up a helping of the black bird, “After election, Foley story fizzles

IF EVER a news story bolstered Rush Limbaugh’s low opinion of the “drive-by media,” it is the tawdry saga of former U.S. Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla. When the story about Foley’s e-mails to former House pages first broke, cable news was All Foley/All the Time. The chattering classes — this columnist included — were outraged at the GOP leadership’s inexcusable failure to protect vulnerable House pages from Foley. Many pundits didn’t need proof, so happy were they to embrace U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s charge that there had been a “coverup of Mark Foley’s outrageous behavior.”

Mark Foley’s conduct was creepy.   It was neither unethical nor illegal.