It may not have been the most eye-popping piece on the Condit craziness but this article in today’s USA Today may turn out to be one of the more significant. The article reports that the obstruction of justice investigation of Gary Condit seems to be focusing in on two of his long-time aides: Mike Lynch, Condit’s Modesto-based Chief of Staff, who’s been with Condit since his days in the California State Assembly back into the early 1980s, and Mike Dayton, Condit’s Washington-based Administrative Assistant.
We’ll be saying more about this very soon. But remember, it’s a classic prosecutorial tactic to indict the small-fry on ancillary charges and then squeeze them into rolling on their higher-ups.
And, yes, this probably has a lot to do with that watch-box tossed in the trash can in Arlington, Virginia and the person who drove him there to do the tossing.