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Mitch McConnell Seeks FBI Investigation: Campaign staffers secretly recorded

On Tuesday morning, Mother Jones, a liberal magazine, published an audio recording of McConnell staffers discussing opposition research they could use against actress Ashley Judd, who was considering running against veteran senator. In an earlier statement, the McConnell campaign accused “the Left” of using “Nixonian tactics” and bugging the campaign’s headquarters.


Dave Weigel via Twitter:
Most amazing thing, to me, in McConnell tape: 14 minutes of political strategists talking and no curse words!

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Benton is such a dork.

So is McConnell.

I got money on it that Jesse was the rat

I raise you, it will be a

I raise you, it will be a plot by Rand to frame Benton and remove him from his post.

Southern Agrarian

Both sides don't care about

Both sides don't care about the law, this stuff goes on every day and its only prosecuted when the side claiming foul has control over the right agencies/courts.

Remember the recording of Romney about 47% of the country? Many say the release of that recording is what cost him the election, which is infinitely debatable and irrelevant to my point, which is nothing ever happened about it, NOTHING, even though it was a clear cut case of spying.

Nothing will be done in this case either.

Now... take a picture of Obama's daughter on a tax payer funded vacation and you will end up in gitmo, on a tax payer funded vacation of your own. ;)

WATERGATE BUG ~ Transmitter cover off.

Spy vs Spy.

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

ecorob's picture

Ashley Judd's favorability rating...

just went up 10 points!

Thanks, Mitch.

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
9/11 Truth.

Bill and Hillary had something to do with her not running

They favored another Dem who they think will have a better chance of winning and let it be known. The next day, Judd announced she was not going to run.


One battery. Bug could be turned on/off from it's remote control receiver. Receiver for the Watergate Bug could pick up audio for several miles. Attachment to the receiver had two buttons on the unit that would turn the bug on/off. The bug would turn off when bug sweep for eavesdropping was detected... Spy vs Spy.

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

I set the over/under on the

I set the over/under on the rights to Benton's soul at $10k.

Jessie Benton strikes again?

Lol! Any campaign with that creep on it is headed for doom.

They were bugged or there is a mole.

Certainly a Rat phishing for suckers.

Free includes debt-free!

Involving the FBI screams I failed, need heavy handed solution

Bad move.

McConnell doesn't need to waste more tax dollars on the mistake.

It just makes him look bad that he didn't police his own office better.


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Another classic "kill the messenger."

McConnell was trash before this tape surfaced, and he's is still trash now. No change; trash is still trash. McConnell is diametrically opposed to Liberty, so this happening is nothing more than political karma.

Sounds scripted

Please ignore them.


jesse benton piece of sh-t

audio, and benton here http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/04/09/secret-audio-mcconnell...

McConnell campaign manager Jesse Benton told CNN that “we’ve always said the Left will stop at nothing to attack Sen. McConnell, but Watergate-style tactics to bug campaign headquarters is above and beyond.”