"Pay to play in the Lehigh Valley had been going on for years." That's what retired FBI Agent Scott Curtis told Morning Call reporters in a podcast yesterday. "There's always going to corruption going on."
I'll say this. Lehigh Valley politicians are boy scouts compared to what you'll find in the coal regions. Scranton's Mayor entered into a deal yesterday to plead guilty to flat out old school bribery.
Nobody batted an eye.