With incumbent Republican Governor Sam Brownback down in the polls to Paul Davis because of his awful economic policies for the state of Kansas (Brownbackistan), there needed to be a hail Mary story to hopefully pull him back on top and Grover Norquist believes he has received just that kind of news because of a Politico story that ran about Davis and a strip club.
The Democratic nominee in the Kansas gubernatorial race on Saturday addressed a report that surfaced this weekend about a strip club raid he was caught up in 16 years ago. The Coffeyville Journal reported in its Saturday print edition that Davis was found in a strip club during a drug raid in 1998, according to Politico. He was never charged with a crime.
According to police reports, Davis was "in a somewhat compromising position" with a stripper "in a back room of the club."
"When I was 26 years old, I was taken to a club by my boss - the club owner was one of our legal clients," he said. "While we were in the building, the police showed up. I was never accused of having done anything wrong, but rather I was in the wrong place at the wrong time."
According to Politico, the police report did not show that Davis knew anything about drugs being bought or sold at the club at the time
This would be devastating news for a married Christian conservative politician for obvious reasons, but what if you're a single, left wing twenty six year old man?
Davis was an unmarried lawyer at the time and told police that he was the club owner's attorney.
So a client took a young attorney to his club, what's the big deal? Apparently that disqualifies Paul Davis running for office sixteen years later in Grover's mind and he said as much on Meet The Press this morning.
Norquist:...the democrat running for governor, Paul Davis, a week ago thought might win, now because Politico did an expose on his lap dance with a naked lady in a strip club is not the kind of person you can ask your sister to vote for anymore...or your mother or your your daughter or any self respecting male.
This is so stupid it makes my head hurt. Being in your twenties and single is the time many men check out what a strip club actually is like. And Norquist never answered Chuck Todd's question about how unsuccessful and unpopular Brownback's tax cuts have been and that's the real issue at hand here. Brownback's polices has destroyed Kansas' budget and infuriated other Republicans who are jumping ship at an alarming rate from Brownabck's sinking campaign.
Hey Grover, remember this story in 2010 about the RNC?
The "family values" Republican National Committee spent almost $2,000 last month at an erotic, bondage-themed West Hollywood club, where nearly naked women - and men - simulate sex in nets hung from above.
The RNC's risqué business expense covered a night out at the high-end S&M club Voyeur Feb. 4, Federal Election Commission records filed by the RNC show.
A red-faced party spokesman insisted yesterday that party head Michael Steele- already under fire for running up outlandish expenses - was not among the revelers.
If Sam Brownback or any other of Grover's tax cutting friends had been in the same strip club, Norquist would be defending them to the hilt and calling it nonsense. My question to Grover is, have you ever gone to a strip club when you were single or married? And if so are you now not qualified to represent conservative tax issues? And if you did go are you qualified to represent the Republican party?