Rangel has not been exonerated from criminal prosecution, and it may still occur. While the vote today was proper and very well deserved, it is still a black eye on Congress in at least two ways:
1) Rangle is still a sitting member, recently reelected by a district that would elect the devil if he were black; and
2) The Democrats who have controlled Congress took too long to get to this day.
Our politicians still think they are so special. We have ourselves to blame for their continuing arrogance. Hopefully that is changing, but we are not yet there by any stretch.