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Aide: First lady tried to pitch
supplement to Mitt Romney

Washington Post, by Matt Zapotosky*

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Posted By:MissMolly, 8/5/2014 5:15:55 AM

RICHMOND —After Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell (R) endorsed Mitt Romney for president in 2012, McDonnell’s wife sought out the candidate to promote the dietary supplement now at the heart of the former first couple’s corruption trial, a onetime aide testified Monday. Maureen McDonnell and then-Star Scientific chief executive Jonnie R. Williams Sr. showed up together at a news media session in South Carolina hoping to pitch Anatabloc to the prominent Republican, said Phil Cox, Robert McDonnell’s chief political adviser at the time. Cox, also executive director of the Republican Governors Association, said that he put a stop to that plan but

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Reply 1 - Posted by: flatwater, 8/5/2014 5:57:00 AM     (No. 9953617)

Oddly, the Washington Post can´t be bothered with investigating corruption involving Democrats. That´s why they refused to report on Obama´s violent Black Panther supporters openly engaging in racial intimidation at Philadelphia voting booths.

That´s why they never have any questions involving Obama´s gun-running in Fast & Furious, despite the fact that it resulted in over 300 murders.

That´s why they have no questions regarding the September 11 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, which resulted in four Americans being murdered.

That´s why they have no questions for Obama regarding Lois Lerner and the obvious criminal corruption of the IRS.

No, the WhiteWash Post doesn´t have questions on any of these matters, because the WhiteWash Post doesn´t "do" legitimate journalism.

And that´s why no intelligent person would ever trust the WhiteWash Post.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: EnsignOToole, 8/5/2014 7:13:17 AM     (No. 9953676)

Great post #1! From now on, all Ldotters should refer to that "paper of record" as the WhiteWash Post.

Isn´t it a little too coincidental that Romney is being talked about as running for President again and that a recent poll shows that Romney would be a better President than Obama? The WhiteWash Post must be worried that Romney might pull a Nixon comeback and prevent Queen Hillary from taking what the MSM seem to think is rightfully hers. Therefore, the WhiteWash Post will make d**med sure that Romney´s name is sullied any way it can as decision time draws near.

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