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Amerigo Vespucci Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-11-10 12:59 PM
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AZ Congressional candidate Ben Quale founded DirtyScottsdale.com, where he "reviewed chicks"


http://www.salon.com/news/politics/2010_elections/index...

Ben Quayle, the son of former Vice President Dan Quayle, is running for John Shadegg's open Arizona congressional seat. He wants you to know, in a creepy, stilted way, that he will "knock the hell out of" Washington, should you send him there. Also: Barack Obama is the worst president in history, which will certainly be news to James Buchanan.

Quayle's hilarious/scary ad may distract voters from recent revelations that he helped found the "gossip" website TheDirty.com.

The Dirty began as DirtyScottsdale.com, a repository of depressing "funny" commentary on depressing pictures of horrible people enjoying the Scottsdale nightlife. Three years later, it does this for cities across the nation. According to founder Nik Richie (real name: Hooman Karamian), Quayle helped found DirtyScottsdale and contributed to the site in its early days under the pseudonym "Brock Landers." He seems to have, among other things, reviewed "chicks."

Quayle originally denied having anything to do with the site. Then he admitted that he knew Richie and more or less helped him launch the site. But he still insists he's not "Brock Landers."
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JonLP24 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-11-10 01:03 PM
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1. Heard about this on the news last night
At first he denied, second he was vague admitting to posting something a new website of a buddy of his to boost traffic, then after the interview a spokesman confirmed it was DirtyScottsdale.

The angle the local news was going was that he is portraying himself as a family man with family values (I haven't seen many of his ads so I'm not sure) so while he didn't do anything illegal, it is the opposite of who is portraying himself to be.
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kestrel91316 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-11-10 01:11 PM
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2. He looks even more vapid and witless than his father, if that's possible.
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