Skip to comments.The Chinagate/Buddhist temple cash skeletons in Gary Locke’s closet
Posted on 02/24/2009 3:59:00 PM PST by pissant
Is it possible for Barack Obama to pick a Commerce Secretary nominee wholl actually make it past first base? Bill Richardson withdrew in the midst of a pay-for-play scandal. Judd Gregg withdrew in the midst of a humiliating power play over the Census and porkulus bill.
Now, former Democrat Gov. Gary Locke a lawyer for international firm Davis, Wright, and Tremaine who specializes in China is rumored to be the next nominee for the post. The MSM is pulling for him. WaPo writes: Locke is regarded as a safe choice by senior officials in the Obama administration given his long history in public life, his strait-laced reputation and his bipartisan governing credentials. Wishful thinking? Willful cluelessness? Probably a bit of both.
I covered Gary Locke when I worked at the Seattle Times. I dealt with his campaign and gubernatorial staffs. Strait-laced is not the adjective Id use for my dealings with him and his people.
In response to my columns pressing Locke on his close ties to campaign finance crook John Huang, the governors office first stonewalled. His standard Democrat smokescreen? Play the race card and play the victim
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Michelle Malkin got’s the goods....MM rocks
Pres Hopenchange having a tough time finding an honest democrat who knows anything about business. Probably aren’t any.
He gave the Dhumazz response to Bush’s State Of The Union, if I remember correctly.