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The Biggest Political Scandals Of 2008

Discussion in 'International Forum' started by Ab-Titchaz, Dec 30, 2008.

  1. Ab-Titchaz

    Ab-Titchaz Content Manager Staff Member

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    Former Presidential Candidate,John Edwards political future and reputation were tarnished when he admitted to having an affair with campaign videographer Riele Hunter(to the left of Edwards) amid accusations he had fathered her new born baby.

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    The biggest scandal of the year had to be that of prostitute craving Governor of New York, Eliot Spitzer aka client # 9.The prostitute by the name Ashley Alexander Dupre is pictured to the left

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    Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, was caught on epithet-filled ederal wiretaps allegedly offering to sell Obama's vacant Senate Seat to the highest bidder.

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    In addition to Sarah Palin's 150,000$ clothing wardrobe and 110,000$ stylist budget and lack of basic knowledge, the most tabloid worthy of the social conservative V-P presidential candidates many scandals was the unwanted pregnancy of her unmarried 17yr old daughter.

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    The notoriously cantankerous Ted Stevens, the seventh longest serving Senator was indicted by a federal grand jury on 7 counts of failing to report 250,000$ gifts he recieved from a major pipeline company executive.

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    New york Congressman Vito Fossela's Saga was stuff made for the soap operas.After being stopped for a DUI, it was revealed that he was on his way to see his mistress and their out of wedlock 3 year old daughter.

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    Detroit Mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick resignation was the second major political scandal -after Mark Foley-to revolve around text messages.Dogged with controversies during his term- from wild parties involving strippers at his official residence, the murder of a stripper and claims he fired whistleblower police officers, the nattily dressed kilpatrick was eventually undone with his sexual chatter with his chief of staff, Christine Beatty.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/12/29/the-biggest-political-sca_n_152745.html
     
  2. NaimaOmari

    NaimaOmari JF-Expert Member

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    Scandals za kwetu kakaangu list ni kubwa haka kapage ka JF hakaenei .. mwaka huu 2008 ulikuwa kiboko kuwaumbua watu.
     
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    Zungu Pule JF-Expert Member

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    These are scandals as far as Americans are concerned!
     
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