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Conservatives don´t circle the wagons
around corrupt politicians

Washington Examiner, by David Freddoso

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Posted By:grace52, 1/23/2014 11:12:41 AM

If 2013 was the year of Filner and Weiner, 2014 is (so far, anyway) the year of Republican corruption. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is in hot water after his staff (without his knowledge, he insists!) implemented a traffic study that just happened to clog traffic in the borough of a mayor who hadn´t endorsed him for re-election. Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife have now been indicted for not just accepting but in fact seeking out and requesting tens of thousands of dollars in gifts from a political donor, according to court documents.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 1/23/2014 11:21:01 AM     (No. 9702481)

The headline is correct. Conservatives don´t circle the wagons for corruption; however we are very tolerant of establishment politicians who obviously don´t have the best interests of the country at heart.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: RightShoe, 1/23/2014 12:21:09 PM     (No. 9702570)

We are a better country when conservatives are in office because suddenly, my liberal friends develop these thing we call "standards". Liberals actually expect honesty, integrity and results.

When a Democrat is in office, it´s like the liberals´ critical thinking skills take a four year vacation. Democrat´s tolerance for Democrat corruption is just breathtaking.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 1/23/2014 12:52:26 PM     (No. 9702613)

True conservatives don´t circle wagons around people, we circle them around ideals.

Honesty, integrity, morals, character.

Give us those and we will circle the wagons all day long.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: K.I.S.S., 1/23/2014 2:22:34 PM     (No. 9702772)

...yup...PAY ATTENTION REPUBLICANS...the idiot rInos convince republicans to be moderates (just like democrats)...then flee like screaming terrified children when anything happens and leave their "moderate" clowns to be destroyed by democrats and their servile lackeys in the media - who call them "republicans" - not moderates...democrats love corrupt, incompetent, immoral, stupid politicians...because they can bribe & control them...republicans defeat their corrupt & immoral politicians - if they do not quickly resign.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: absalom, 1/23/2014 3:02:12 PM     (No. 9702850)

#3 is on the mark. It´s real simple. Principles are not some ´purity test´. They are the core values that separate the honorable from the dishonorable.


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