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October 24, 2006

Rep. Harold Ford admits to being at Playboy party, and his dad calls white man a “cracker” (Update: It was “tracker” not “cracker”)

Last week’s loser of the week Rep. Harold Ford, Jr., who is in a tight race with Republican Bob Corker for Bill Frist’s Senate seat, stepped in it again today with the admission that he did indeed attend a Playboy party – something he had previously denied. All of this makes this Corker ad all the more humorous – and right on target. Ford’s defense? He said “I like football and I like girls” (I think it was a SuperBowl party). That’s all well and good, of course, but when you’re a Representative in the US Congress, you’re supposed to act like one......   [Read More]