Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Insider Trading by Congress Be Allowed?"
"...Indeed, it could be said that insider trading is the second-oldest profession. After all, people who have access to inside information and who sell their integrity for illegal profit are financial prostitutes. They undermine public trust in one of the basic tenets of capitalism: Maintenance of a level playing field in the capital markets..."
"Insider Trading: The Street's Noxious Weed," BusinessWeek, June 18, 2002