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Thu Nov 22, 2012, 04:18 AM

Linda McMahon’s Campaign ‘Screwed’ Workers by Giving Them Bad Checks, Condoms

"Checks have been mailed to campaign workers. Replacement checks were issued for those who did not want to wait for the mail," campaign spokeswoman Kate Duffy told WTNH. "The original checks were then voided once replacement checks were issued." They plan to follow up with staffers who reported receiving bad checks.

Fair enough, maybe. But how does the campaign justify this?

Twaine Don Gomes was one of the people who first complained to News 8. He was handed a check, but he says, the campaign told him they were mad that he came to News 8, so he got a little something extra in his envelope.

"Basically he handed me a check with a condom in it, told me I was screwed," Gomes said. "That's the rudest gesture you can ever do to a person, it's like spitting in a person's face."

His check bounced as well.

http://gawker.com/5962719/linda-mcmahons-campaign-screws-workers-by-giving-them-bad-checks-condoms

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Why am I not surprised??

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Reply Linda McMahon’s Campaign ‘Screwed’ Workers by Giving Them Bad Checks, Condoms (Original post)
Fearless Nov 2012 OP
Sherman A1 Nov 2012 #1
HiPointDem Nov 2012 #3
NewJeffCT Nov 2012 #5
sheshe2 Nov 2012 #10
freshwest Nov 2012 #11
panAmerican Nov 2012 #2
davidpdx Nov 2012 #4
catbyte Nov 2012 #6
JNelson6563 Nov 2012 #7
Ilsa Nov 2012 #8
aandegoons Nov 2012 #9
SoCalDem Nov 2012 #12
dembotoz Nov 2012 #13
tblue37 Nov 2012 #14
jmondine Nov 2012 #15

Response to Fearless (Original post)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 04:22 AM

1. I believe that is a crime

and the person issuing those checks should be prosecuted.

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Response to Sherman A1 (Reply #1)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 05:28 AM

3. +1

 

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Response to Sherman A1 (Reply #1)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 06:35 AM

5. While I'm sure it was intentional

they'll just blame a clerical error on the part of a "low level staffer" - it's the Republican way.

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Response to NewJeffCT (Reply #5)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 12:16 PM

10. So true...

The Repugs never take responsibility for ANYTHING! "It was the little people that did it"!

The GOP= Grotesque Odious Party
....And in case I wasn't crystal clear:

Grotesque (adjective 1. odd or unnatural in shape, appearance, or character; fantastically ugly or absurd; bizarre. 2. fantastic in the shaping and combination of forms)


Odious (adjective 1. deserving or causing hatred; hateful; detestable. 2. highly offensive; repugnant; disgusting.)

That is all!

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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #10)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 12:51 PM

11. GOP= Grotesque Odious Party. Hope that goes viral. Apt description.

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Response to Fearless (Original post)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 05:06 AM

2. Uncouth, ungracious...sore loser!

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Response to Fearless (Original post)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 06:14 AM

4. Linda McMahon has screwed herself by letting her campaign do stupid things

The two time loser has now written herself out of the picture.

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Response to Fearless (Original post)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 06:38 AM

6. Wow. Classy

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Response to Fearless (Original post)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 07:08 AM

7. No class.

What's with all these wealthy people who have zero class?

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Response to Fearless (Original post)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 07:31 AM

8. I would also assume the condom is bad. nt

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Response to Fearless (Original post)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 07:45 AM

9. 2 percent for cashing a check?

What the heck is up with that. Who would ever agree to such a thing.


Oh the republican part of it was expected. They are evil.

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Response to Fearless (Original post)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 12:54 PM

12. What a classy lady

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Response to Fearless (Original post)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 01:18 PM

13. wonder how many will work for a republican again

perhaps as the who sang

we won't be fooled again.

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Response to dembotoz (Reply #13)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 01:39 PM

14. This is similar to what Romney did to his campaign workers--

just minutes after his concession speech, their campaign credit cards were cancelled, and many found themselves stranded without cab fare or without plane fare to get back to their homes.

I'd like to think this would turn them against Republicans and prevent them from ever signing on again to work for their election, but close to half the country still voted Republican despite the obvious harm the Republicans do to them and to the country as a whole, and they still parrot Republican talking points, which suggests that being royally screwed like this by the Republican candidate they worked so long and hard for will not lead them to question their loyalties at all.

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Response to Fearless (Original post)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 02:57 PM

15. Ironically, the condom is traditionally worn by the person "doing the screwing".

Then again, these are Republicans we're talking about, so it makes sense that they would have no clue how to use birth control.

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