Skip to comments.Worst rollout of the year? Ohio candidate owes $1 million in back taxes
Posted on 12/04/2013 1:38:32 PM PST by markomalley
Historians and pundits always say that the first real decision a governor makes is the one of running mate, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, Ohio Democrats likely nominee for governor next year, wrote to supporters when he announced he had chosen state Sen. Eric Kearney (D) as his running mate.
FitzGerald may be starting to wish voters werent paying attention to his first gubernatorial decision. Thats because, in the two weeks since joining the ticket, Kearney has been under almost constant barrage for owing back taxes to the Internal Revenue Service. And the campaigns response to the revelations about their lieutenant governor nominee has been just about the opposite of good crisis communications.
Just 48 hours after FitzGerald unveiled his new running mate, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported Kearney had received a tax lien for $73,559 in 2010. At the same time, his wife and business partner owed more than $144,000. Kearney blamed financial problems at the company the couple owned, which publishes several small newspapers, and on a former executive, since deceased. Kearney led reporters to believe that was all he owed, and that the couple was paying the taxes off in $1,000 increments every month.
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So he’s both a liar and a tax cheat. Perfect for the DNC ticket.
Keep that “Liar and Tax Cheat” in his face and throw it against the wall every time the chance surfaces. Defeat him with the same methods the demodummies use.
The white guy looks a little like John Ritter, a very young John Ritter. They both look like they are about 19 years old. Is the black guy a lot older than he looks? He doesn’t look like he’s old enough to owe taxes from 1996!
What’s SHOCKING to me is that this is being reported by the Cleveland paper.
Natch; probably wasn’t a dem, either.
Is that some kind of a coincidence, or what?
He’s the PERFECT DEMOCRAT....TAX CHEAT AND LIAR!!! RUN FOR PRESIDENT!!
I LOVE that all dims hate me....LOVE IT!!
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