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Va. Consultant Boyd Marcus´
case shows how money trumps
principles in politics today

Washington Post, by Robert Stephenson

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Posted By:Fiesta del sol, 1/19/2014 11:38:11 AM

If you ever doubted that money outweighs principles in contemporary politics, then the case of Richmond campaign consultant Boyd Marcus should permanently erase such ambiguity in your mind. Marcus, a prominent figure in Virginia politics for two decades, made headlines in August when he abandoned a lifetime of supporting Republicans to endorse Democrat Terry McAuliffe for governor. Mcauliffe´s team and Marcus trumpeted the conversion as an important political sign that mainstream Republicans were rejecting the tea party conservatism espoused by GOP candidate Ken Cuccinelli II.

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Marcus used to be chief of staff for Cantor. We have GOT to get rid of the ruling class.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: valinva, 1/19/2014 1:22:04 PM     (No. 9697947)

Boyd Marcus is scum just like the Governor he supported.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: absalom, 1/19/2014 1:49:16 PM     (No. 9697976)

Oh the shock, the horror! How could he???
Er..... easily, since he´s just another member of the GOP establishment trash.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: kahunavol, 1/19/2014 2:04:39 PM     (No. 9697987)

Anyone here surprised that a "Republican" political consultant is willing to swing both ways for money, just like a hooker?

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