Could it be that the Sea of Galilee has mystical electoral properties?
Ask the members of Congress who splashed in its waters during a fact-finding mission to the Holy Land. The congressmen-gone-wild revelry, which was revealed in August, caused plenty of embarrassment all around. And yet none of the swimmers suffered any ill effects from the scandal during the election — so we can only credit those waters.
Every member of the group who faced an election on Nov. 6 bested his opponent. Even Rep. Kevin Yoder, the Kansas Republican who went the full Monty and skinny-dipped, was reelected.
Perhaps incumbents facing tough races might think about taking a swim?