Hey, We Thought the Invitation Said Dress Casual...

Some parties are meant to be skipped--like when a convicted tax cheat dons a crown in a federal office building, declares himself the Messiah and claims to have redeemed the souls of Hitler and Stalin. When Salon.com revealed last week that dozens of legislators attended a bizarre event staged by eccentric businessman and wealthy campaign contributor THE REV. SUN MYUNG MOON in the Dirksen Senate Office Building last March, red-faced pols said they had been duped by invitations to a "peace-awards banquet." "This went far beyond anything that I expected," said Representative Danny Davis of Illinois, who carried a...

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