It’s really easy for a local police officer applicant to wash out in a background check over relatively minor things. They’ll lose their jobs for minor crimes that wouldn’t cost most of us our jobs. They are held to high standards. They ought to be. I think folks who work in the president’s office should meet a similarly high standard. If true, this dude shouldn’t be working in the White House.
Rush Limbaugh, who is correct 99.7 percent of the time, said throughout Clinton presidency: “Character counts.”
Yet this isn’t the most important issue in this story. The following is:
Spot on. It’s an allegation. If it’s not true, then no, he shouldn’t have resigned. We have folks here defending the guy’s job as if he were guilty and should still keep it. Others no doubt consider him guilty without due process.
We have a whole subculture in this nation dedicated to the idea that the female victim is always telling the truth about abuse – just absurd.
Alexander Hamilton was Federalist scum. (I just wanted to say that.)
And Ty Cobb is a sports figure not working in the highest governmental office in the country, the office of “the leader of the free world.” It’s up to the owner of the team, the coach and the fans to decide what they think.
Hahahahahaha. You’re optimistic.
That is not remotely the same thing as the accusation. What you did was involuntary. What he is accused of doing, if accurate, was deliberate intentional and voluntary abuse.