Another Missouri republican breaks through the national mockery threshold:
@pwire Taegan Goddard
Headline of the Day: “Kinder says his only relationship with stripper was to watch her dance.” pwire.at/nawYdJ 5 hours ago via bitly
@MBersin Michael Bersin
@pwire Mo. Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder (r): a patron of the arts. 4 hours ago
Cue republicans complaining about Democrats being mean:
Kinder says his only relationship with stripper was to watch her dance
By Jo Mannies, Beacon political reporter
Updated 12:39 pm Thu., 8.18.11
….Kinder and Barklage echoed previous assertions by the lieutenant governor’s campaign, and the state Republican Party, that state Democrats were behind the story and have helped keep it going.
Those assertions have been denied by the state Democratic Party and campaign operatives for Gov. Jay Nixon.
However, state Democrats have issued releases or made press calls almost daily raising questions about Kinder’s alleged behavior, as asserted by Chapman, and his strip club visits….
“When your opponent is drowning, throw the son of a bitch an anvil.” James Carville