Racism? Or Intrigue? Bob Can’t Decide

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog

bob menendez is austin powersYou couldn’t make this crap up if you tried, Save Jerseyans.

When news initially broke of an alleged Dominican sex scandal involving U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, New Jersey’s senior legislator in the federal upper chamber decried the kerfuffle as the product of anonymous, faceless, nameless individuals from right-wing sources seeking to destroy a lifetime of work.”

Now Menendez is blaming the story on Cuban intelligence, an angle first advanced by Rep. Albio Sires. Seriously.

Tucker Carlson, whose Daily Caller initially reported the sex scandal, can’t help but take note of the evolving character of Menendez’s operative theory. “I guess this means Menendez no longer thinks the story is part of a racist plot against him, as he initially suggested,” Carlson told the Business Insider. “But Cuban intelligence? It’s a bizarre claim, and self-serving, and they’ve produced no evidence of any kind to prove it. Obviously we’re skeptical, but we’re making calls right now to see what we can dig up.”

So which is it? A racist Republican conspiracy? Or an international communist plot? A third possibility un-examined by Menendez (at least in the press) is the reality of manure attracting flies or, said another way, how his penchant for placing himself in questionable situations with shady characters will inevitably lead to unsavory rumors.

Until I have the opportunity to examine hard evidence of a grand foreign anti-Menendez conspiracy, Save Jerseyans, I’m left to conclude that there’s more reason to think the Obama Administration would use the FBI to punish Menendez than the Castro regime has any genuine interest in discrediting the Senate’s foreign relations chair. Just sayin’…

 

3 thoughts on “Racism? Or Intrigue? Bob Can’t Decide

  1. Have any of the publications that went with the original hooker story (even though most did not find it credible and refused to publish it) ever get around to apologizing to Menendez yet?

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