Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

On Saturday, the New York Times published a detailed report about allegations of sexual harassment leveled against Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-PA) by a former aide. In a subsequent interview on Tuesday, Meehan said his conduct was wrong but didn't rise to the level of harassment, and offered a novel explanation for his boorish behavior: Obamacare made me do it. On Tuesday, Meehan addressed the allegations with the Philadelphia Inquirer, this time acknowledging that he expressed feelings towards the unnamed staffer and acted "selfishly" upon learning of her relationship, but again denied the allegations of sexual harassment. And then he dropped a bombshell: his hostility towards the staffer was because of Obamacare. Meehan admitted to "lashing out" after learning about his staffer's relationship, and attributed it to the pressure he was facing from constituents during the height of the debate over a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, according to the Inquirer.

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Another Gopper that admits he can't handle the job. SAD!

#1 | Posted by bored at 2018-01-24 11:09 PM | Reply

More of the GOP personal responsibility on display. These asshats even try to blame their own shortcomings on the Democrats.

#2 | Posted by schmanch at 2018-01-25 07:37 AM | Reply

When did the GOP become the party of "someone else made me do it"?

Party of personal responsibility my ass.

#3 | Posted by 726 at 2018-01-25 07:51 AM | Reply

ODS is an illness often responsible for irrational behavior on the part of Republicans. Remember, some of you vote for these a******s, what does that say about you? Realize, basically all Democrats consider y'all idiots or traitors or even worse. What we know is that none of you are patriotic Americans.

#4 | Posted by danni at 2018-01-25 09:39 AM | Reply

Having a black president was very very stressful for a lot of the old white guys.

#5 | Posted by donnerboy at 2018-01-25 11:17 AM | Reply

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