Congress should indeed be exempt from laws against victimless crimes, e.g. employment discrimination. So should everybody else.
Before advocating that congressmen should be subject to prosecution for victimless crimes, ask yourself whether you want to give the imperial presidency's executive branch (think John Ashcroft or Janet Reno) even more power over the legislative branch.
Pamela J. Brown forwarded:
Many citizens had no idea that members of Congress could retire with the same pay after only one term, that they didn't pay into Social Security, that they specifically exempted themselves from many of the laws they have passed