“THE TRAGEDY OF BOB McDONNELL 2


POLITICO

By Alexander Burns and John F. Harris

McDonnell says he will use 'every available resource and advocate' to clear his name. | AP Photo

McDonnell says he will use ‘every available resource and advocate’ to clear his name. | AP Photo

On Feb. 24, 2012, Bob McDonnell was in a fix. With Mitt Romney’s VP selection process looming and McDonnell viewed as a real contender, the Virginia Legislature had very inconveniently descended into a divisive debate about mandating invasive ultrasounds for women seeking abortions.

As McDonnell walked out of a POLITICO event at the Newseum in Washington, he faced a battery of local TV cameras that were there for one purpose: to pin down McDonnell on the culture-war battle riveting Richmond.

It was the kind of moment that sends many politicians racing for the exits, with aides shouting, “No questions!” But McDonnell seemed delighted as he bounded over to greet the press throng. “Are you guys here to ask about my education plan?” he joked.

(WATCH: McDonnell’s political career from campaign to indictment)

He then patiently and deftly swatted the questions away — “You can’t believe everything you hear in the national press” — giving the impression of a man thoroughly enjoying himself. His smile and peppy manner seemed almost like a taunt, as if saying to the reporters: C’mon, can’t you guys throw any tougher punches than that?

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2014/01/bob-mcdonnell-virginia-indictment-scandal-102460.html#ixzz2r7Q0Af8w

These Republicans Stink!


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First, Republican candidate for President Mitt Romney and his wife refused to release extensive tax returns to assure the American people that they were not hiding untold wealth offshore.

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Today, once thought of Vice Presidential candidate for the Republicans is being investigated for alleged financial misdoings:  His name is Bob McDonnell and he is the Governor of Virginia.  That state’s attorney general is also being investigated for “gifts” from the same guy in the McDonnell scandal.

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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2010 file photo, conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh speaks during a news conference in Honolulu. Director Betty Thomas said John Cusack's production company has a script ready that will star the actor as Limbaugh in a film planned for 2013. It's not typecasting: Cusack is an outspoken liberal. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, file )

FILE – In this Jan. 1, 2010 file photo, conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh speaks during a news conference in Honolulu. Director Betty Thomas said John Cusack’s production company has a script ready that will star the actor as Limbaugh in a film planned for 2013. It’s not typecasting: Cusack is an outspoken liberal. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, file )

The unabashed face and voice of the Republican Party is Rush Limbaugh who is costing his company, Cumulus Media, millions as sponsors reject the vitriol that issues from Limbaugh’s ratty radio perch.  Use my search feature to learn more about the excesses of Rush Limbaugh.

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