GSA SCANDAL UPDATE: Old Troubles Dog GSA Official. “Jeff Neely, the embattled General Services Administration official at the center of a scandal over a lavish Las Vegas conference, was reprimanded in 2011 for appearing in a campaign ad for Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii), documents obtained by Roll Call show. The U.S. Office of Special Counsel said Neely’s participation in the ad for Inouye’s 2010 re-election campaign violated the Hatch Act, but it did not discipline him beyond a warning.”

Laws are for the little people — and you get an extra pass when you break them on behalf of a senior incumbent Democratic Senator.