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Unflattering Portrait of Virginia’s Former
First Lady Is Offered by Her Lawyers

New York Times, by Trip Gabriel

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Posted By:Drive, 8/28/2014 8:03:42 AM

RICHMOND, Va. — Lawyers defending Maureen McDonnell at her and her husband’s corruption trial presented a portrait of the former first lady of Virginia that was embarrassing and at times even humiliating. Ms. McDonnell, whose defense began and rested on Wednesday, was described as hiding purchases from her husband, former Gov. Bob McDonnell, when the family was financially stressed early in his career; exploding in anger at her husband while he sought in vain to mollify her; and, ultimately, turning to a wealthy nutritional supplement executive to fill an emotional void in her life. The oldest of the McDonnells’ five children,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 8/28/2014 8:46:22 AM     (No. 9984224)

Yeah, yeah, the McDonnell´s sound like creeps. But Jon Corzine did far worse, and he will never face justice. Guess the McDonnell´s real "crime" is having an R after their name.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Gagolfer, 8/28/2014 9:21:27 AM     (No. 9984282)

If both the McConnells get acquitted on this unique defense of ´it´s all Maureen´s fault and their marriage was so broken Bob had no idea what she was doing´, look for a quick reconciliation of the happy couple soon after the trial is over.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: varkdriver, 8/28/2014 10:02:25 AM     (No. 9984350)

Corzine, McGreevey, Spitzer, Huey Long. Gee, I don´t know what political party they were all part of. Their wives didn´t participate in their shenanigans, though.

But, as a resident of the Old Dominion, I´ve been using Banana Block regularly and I´m cured! Thanks, Maureen!

The New York Slimes will go to any length to try and slam Republicans. Painful but predictable.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/28/2014 11:53:37 PM     (No. 9985347)

She looks like a pussycat compared to the Wookie. Why is one thrown under the bus and not the other ?



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