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Thu Feb 14, 2013, 11:51 AM

FreedomWorks Made Video of Fake Giant Panda Having Sex With Fake Hillary Clinton


The investigation at the influential tea party group could get weird.

An internal investigation of FreedomWorks—the prominent conservative advocacy group and super-PAC—has focused on president Matt Kibbe's management of the organization, his use of its resources, and a controversial book deal he signed, according to former FreedomWorks officials who have met with the private lawyers conducting the probe. One potential topic for the inquiry is a promotional video produced last year under the supervision of Adam Brandon, executive vice president of the group and a Kibbe loyalist. The video included a scene in which a female intern wearing a panda suit simulates performing oral sex on Hillary Clinton.

In December, after months of bitter in-fighting, two members of FreedomWorks' board of trustees—C. Boyden Gray, the White House counsel for President George H.W. Bush, and James Burnley IV, a secretary of transportation during the Reagan years—notified Kibbe that they had received "allegations of wrongdoing by the organization or its employees" and had hired two lawyers, Alfred Regnery and David Martin, to investigate. Soon after, Regnery and Martin began interviewing past and present FreedomWorks employees and officials. This list included Dick Armey, the former House majority leader who in November resigned as chairman of the group (and pocketed an $8 million payout), citing concerns about the management of the organization. The investigating lawyers, Armey says, "picked my brain. I told them a forensic audit would be imperative because so much is hidden there."

One former FreedomWorks official says three "investigative themes" emerged when he was interviewed by Regnery and Martin. The two attorneys indicated they were examining the book deal that awarded Kibbe the profits from a book whose production, several former FreedomWorks officials say, involved extensive use of the organization's resources. Kibbe has contended that he wrote the book without significant help from FreedomWorks. (Armey and two former officials have also told Mother Jones that the nonprofit bought thousands of copies of Kibbe's book from retail sources in an attempt to land it on bestsellers lists. FreedomWorks, one former staffer says, "used tens of thousands of dollars, if not hundreds of thousands of dollars, to promote this book.")

The investigative team has also discussed with former staffers Kibbe's use of his expense account. "The question is whether Matt Kibbe used FreedomWorks resources and donor funds to live the high life," one past staffer says. And Regnery and Martin have questioned FreedomWorks sources about management and personnel matters. A former FreedomWorks official says Kibbe and Brandon ran the group as a "cult of personality" geared toward promoting Kibbe, and that Kibbe at times issued crude guidelines for hiring women based on their appearance. The investigators, according to a witness interviewed by them, have "asked about a hostile work environment that also included Adam pitting people against each other."

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http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2013/02/panda-hillary-clinton-sex-tape-freedomworks-matt-kibbe-dick-armey

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 12:13 PM

1. How many women condone this type of action by Republicans?

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Response to LiberalFighter (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 12:15 PM

3. How many men do?

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 12:15 PM

2. you know some of these weirdos are probably jacking off to that video too..

and I am not being glib. these are some sick, immature, sexually-repressed individuals.

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Response to frylock (Reply #2)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 12:51 PM

7. You just described half the GOP! eom

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 12:20 PM

4. These people's politics are as juvenile and stupid as their personalities.

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Response to Arkana (Reply #4)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 12:43 PM

5. Yeah, I was well past this stuff by the time I was 13. (nt)

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 12:45 PM

6. Sounds as if Dick Armey pocketed his golden parachute and now is throwing FW under the proverbial

bus. What a guy!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 12:53 PM

8. Conservative family values at work

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 04:29 PM

9. The disgusting and juvenile aspects aside for a moment... what exactly was the joke in that?

I mean, was there a relevant punch line somewhere or did someone just randomly think that a panda going down on Hillary would be funny for no apparent reason?

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 04:48 PM

10. Thy just can't help it, can they.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 04:54 PM

11. This could be construed as sexual harassment.

Two female interns were asked to enact a fake porn video. Try pulling that stunt at most jobs and see what happens.

Typical "family values" crowd, they pretend to be straight as an arrow, but are more kinky than most average people. The only way they know how to handle strong, powerful women is to try to diminish and ridicule them. Hillary would smack them down so fast that they wouldn't know what hit them, as she did to Paul and Johnson at the Benghazi hearings.



So the FedoomWorks folks are into "furries"? Tsk, tsk, tsk.......






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