At her blog last week, the sensible liberal siren had this to say about the Strickland hiring:
If it is true that Strickland knew about these offenses — and this needs to be confirmed — and didn’t a) fire him and b) disassociate himself from this person, then the Republicans have a legitimate issue, especially in light of the criticism Hastert has received for his lack of oversight on Foley (criticism I have made myself).
The smoking gun in the case against Ted Strickland are the police reports he was provided in 1998 documenting that his then-campaign manager was guilty of sexual misconduct in the presence of minors.
I have now thoroughly documented that at the end of the 1998 campaign, Strickland was sent police reports that documented 1994 criminal offenses in which his ’98 campaign manager had committed sexual violations in the presence minors.
I have independently confirmed that Strickland was presented with at least the Washington County arrest records in the final phase of the 1998 campaign.
The Kirsten Powers’ Conclusion: Issue — legitimate.
UPDATE: My “sense of the Alliance” is that there should be a subsection (c) added to Article III, Section B, Paragraph (2) of the State of Ohio Blogger Alliance’s Supersecret Charter that reads: “Any post containing a reference to Kirsten Powers shall be required to have a suitable and current photograph of Ms. Powers on display.”
Accordingly, because, and ONLY because of the overwhelming sentiment I am sure I will find in favor of having the additional language added, I am hereby required to display the following (for compliance purposes only, of course):