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MoJo’s secret recording
of McConnell meeting called
‘Nixonian tactics’

Daily Caller, by Alex Pappas

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 4/9/2013 5:03:41 PM

Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign is decrying “Nixonian tactics” after the liberal bimonthly Mother Jones posted a secret recording of the Senate minority leader and staffers discussing campaign strategies against potential rivals in the Kentucky Senate race. “We’ve always said the left will stop at nothing to attack Sen. McConnell, but Nixonian tactics to bug campaign headquarters is above and beyond,” McConnell campaign manager Jesse Benton said Tuesday.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: john56, 4/9/2013 5:16:45 PM     (No. 9267443)

Lemme guess.

That old couple from Florida driving around looking for presents for their yet-unborn grandchild with a device that finds and records cellphone conversations were in the neighborhood.

The last time, they turned the tape over to a Democrat congressman who gave it to the New York Times. Now, they pass it off to Jimmy Carter´s grandson who shleps it over to Mother Jones.



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Reply 2 - Posted by: Wetlandz, 4/9/2013 6:09:31 PM     (No. 9267512)

McConnell should just say he admires the winning campaign tactics of B-attack Husein Obama

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Reply 3 - Posted by: gollyneds, 4/9/2013 6:41:41 PM     (No. 9267560)

definition of objective, even-handed journalism:

the condemnation of something when done by a republican that, when done by a democrat, merits no notice.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: chiller, 4/9/2013 6:48:04 PM     (No. 9267566)

The Ashley Judd angle is a smokescreen. McConnell is minority leader, for goodness sakes, and likely discusses every tactic needed to stifle Obie and dirty Harry.

....but I´m sure those conversations weren´t stolen

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Libertygal, 4/9/2013 6:49:32 PM     (No. 9267568)

Look. It happened in a one party consent state. Considering that someone in that room recorded it on their smartphone and handed it over in a "whistleblower" type moment is NOT incomprehensible.

Mitch only THINKS he knows the people that were in that room, but apparently, he doesn´t know what he thinks he knows.

Just as the recording of Mitt was done by someone in the room (though Florida is a two party consent state, Mitt and the homeowner declined to press charges), someone was with Mitch he either doesn´t remember, or is in denial about.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: Gagolfer, 4/9/2013 7:00:04 PM     (No. 9267587)

The room was ´swept´ by McConnell´s own security people before the meeting and there was no recording device found. The meeting was attended by McConnell´s staff and a group of paid consultants who had compiled the info about Judd. It doesn´t take a genius to figure out one or more of the consultants could and would make a tape of the meeting.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: nonsense, 4/9/2013 7:19:26 PM     (No. 9267607)

Doesn´t the o.regime make it a practice to confiscate phones during one of their "sessions"?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TXknitter, 4/9/2013 9:15:05 PM     (No. 9267749)

#6, I agree. The Republicans have a history of hiring Benedict Arnolds.

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