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Menendez mends fences
after a month of scandal

Star-Ledger [Newark, NJ], by Matt Friedman

Original Article

Posted By:Ribicon, 3/2/2013 12:51:14 AM

Newark — Of all the adjectives used to describe Sen. Robert Menendez — wonkish, intense, diligent — the words soft and cuddly have rarely found their way into the discussion. But today, the hard-edged Democrat from Hudson County who may face a Senate ethics investigation over accusations of improprieties, addressed a friendlier audience: a group of children from a Head Start program in Newark. "Hi. Good morning. So my name is Bob and I work for all of you," Menendez told the 4- and 5-year-old children gathered about him on the floor of a classroom at the Metropolitan Baptist Church,

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Isn´t he just wonderful? Hope the moms kept tabs on their daughters, lest Sen. "my name is Bob" take a special interest in them.

Amusing comments at end from his distinguished colleagues. The vile Bill Pascrell in particular, regarding Bob having his boots on. Well sure... when he´s not around Dominican prostitutes, that is.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: olhokie64, 3/2/2013 1:47:49 AM     (No. 9203970)

OP, your comments about boots on reminded me of the movie about Earl long of Louisiana. Paul Newman played crazy old Earl and he was about to get romantically involved with famous stripper Belle Starr. She asked him why he was wearing his boots to bed. He replied that it gave him better traction.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: flatwater, 3/2/2013 2:02:41 AM     (No. 9203974)

When Bob asked the children if any of them wanted to "earn a couple bucks the hard way," things got very awkward.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: cincinnati whig, 3/2/2013 2:36:37 AM     (No. 9203983)

Have his reputation-laundering consultants managed a chat with Barbara Walters yet? Or has Oprah Winfrey officially assumed that role?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 3/2/2013 3:48:33 AM     (No. 9204005)

My brain needs an exorcism after reading this.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: FunOne, 3/2/2013 3:52:32 AM     (No. 9204008)

Just an old pedophile trolling among the children.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Trigger2, 3/2/2013 5:40:17 AM     (No. 9204037)

Four and five year olds are Menendez´ proclivity, aren´t they? What does this say about the parents who would allow Menendez to get near them?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 3/2/2013 6:36:07 AM     (No. 9204088)

That man should not be allowed to come near a child and he should have a sign in his front lawn on halloween.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Doctor P, 3/2/2013 9:26:59 AM     (No. 9204355)

What do you expect from the Star-Ledger who did their best to cover up the story until after the election.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bullhead, 3/2/2013 1:42:20 PM     (No. 9204837)

"... "Hi. Good morning. So my name is Bob and I work for all of you," Menendez told the 4- and 5-year-old children..."

Cough - Gack - Choke!

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