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  • Maine governor offers crude metaphor involving Vaseline

    06/22/2013 10:46:08 PM PDT · by neverdem · 47 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 20, 2013 | Aaron Blake
    Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) on Thursday went after a Democratic state senator by using a vulgar metaphor involving lubricant. LePage told reporters that state Sen. Troy Jackson “claims to be for the people, but he’s the first one to give it to the people without providing Vaseline.”LePage then walked away, later returning to explain his comment.“That comment is not politically correct,” he said. “But we gotta understand who this man is. This man is a bad person. He doesn’t only have no brains; he has a black heart.”(Full audio can be found here, starting at about the 2:25 mark.)....
  • Maine governor makes vulgar remark about lawmaker

    06/21/2013 4:53:18 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 30 replies
    AP via WPXI ^ | June 20, 2013 | ALANNA DURKIN
    AUGUSTA, Maine The often-brash governor of Maine used crude language Thursday to express his frustration over the state budget, targeting a Democratic opponent with a sexually vulgar phrase to describe how he believes he is taking advantage of the people. Gov. Paul LePage made the remark about Sen. Troy Jackson to journalists from two television stations and one newspaper Thursday.