How low can you go?
GOP Cowardice. Watch NRCC Head Congressman Tom Reynolds (whose chief of staff Kirk Fordham “advised” and babysat the page-cruising Mark Foley in bars) hold a press conference surrounded by children so he doesn’t have to address questions about sexual predator, fellow Republican Foley. Little human shields/props…disgusting.
The reporters couldn’t believe the cowardly staging either.
Reporter: Congressman, do you mind asking the children to leave the room so we can have a frank discussion of this, because it’s an adult topic. It just doesn’t seem appropriate to me.
Reynolds: I’ll take your questions, but I’m not going to ask any of my supporters to leave. […]
Reporter: Who are the children, Congressman? Who are these children?
Reynolds: Pardon me?
Reporter: Who are these children?
Reynolds: Well, a number of them are from the community. There are several of the “thirtysomething” set that are here and uh I’ve known them and I’ve known their children as they were born.
Reporter: Do you think it’s appropriate for them to be listening to the subject matter though?
Reynolds: Sir, I’ll be happy to answer your questions, I’m still, uh…