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Antonio Villaraigosa rules
out Ray LaHood´s job

Politico, by Burgess Everett

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 2/2/2013 2:07:05 PM

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa late Friday shot down speculation in California and Washington about his candidacy for an Obama Cabinet position—at least until the summer. Villaraigosa for months has been the subject of buzz he would be selected to succeed Secretary Ray LaHood at the Transportation Department or as a nominee to head the Department of Commerce. But he said in a statement that he is focused on the last five months of his second term as mayor of Los Angeles. “I have said many times I will be focused on my job as mayor of Los Angeles until 11:59 and 59 seconds on

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: kanphil, 2/2/2013 2:14:15 PM     (No. 9154594)

Quel dommage! He´s a total incompetent. He would have been a perfect fit in the Obama regime.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: klutkz, 2/2/2013 2:17:50 PM     (No. 9154601)

He´s a horse´s sweet potootie.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: SourKraut, 2/2/2013 2:37:41 PM     (No. 9154617)

How about abolishing this useless Department (along with ´Education´, homeland ´Security´, HUD, Interior, and ´Energy´)

That would be a good start

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Reply 4 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/2/2013 3:11:44 PM     (No. 9154660)

This s how little Tony Villar keeps his name in the news.

He would take a cabinet position in a heartbeat if one was offered to him. Whether he´d pass Senate confirmation is another matter. Shady past.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Subal, 2/2/2013 3:44:10 PM     (No. 9154700)

Here in LA, we know him. Failed his CA bar exam multiple times(don´t know if he ever past). Worked for local union several years. Cheated on wife, was humping local Hispanic news reporter while married. Has actually beat Gloria Alread getting in front of cameras several times. Can not formulate a single complex sentence.

He is a perfect fit for 0´bama´s cabinet1

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Scribelus, 2/2/2013 4:03:03 PM     (No. 9154717)

Perfectly reasonable. Holding out for a gig with more graft and baksheesh potential.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 2/2/2013 4:50:51 PM     (No. 9154761)

Re #5, he failed the bar exam four times and I don´t believe he ever tried again. (There may be a limit?) He is a total loser in every way you have described and more.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/2/2013 5:10:21 PM     (No. 9154784)

A communist. Incompetence, nastiness, and wanting to take your liberty can be taken for granted.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ktwo, 2/2/2013 5:22:29 PM     (No. 9154795)

It makes sense to me. DOT is not a high profile job. He might not even get a private jet to fly to back to CA every weekend.

With a Hispanice majority he will run for Governor. Or go for the Senate if Feinstein or Boxer leaves.



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Reply 10 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/3/2013 5:34:58 AM     (No. 9155293)

Villaraigosa is an incompetent mayor, thus he would fit right in with the rest of the incompetent WH administration.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: binthere_dunthat, 2/3/2013 6:10:37 AM     (No. 9155320)

Tony Villar may be the only human alive that could make Biden seem intelligent by comparison.

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