March 25, 2016

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley ran as a family-values Republican. He just wasn’t real clear about whose family he meant.

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley admitted Wednesday he made “inappropriate” comments to his chief advisor two years ago but denied he had an affair with her.

Bentley said there was no “sexual activity” between him and Rebekah Caldwell Mason, 43, a longtime staffer, influential consultant and former Miss Alabama contender.

I dunno. Rachel Maddow played the tapes (above) and they were rather explicit about touching Ms. Mason’s ta-tas and patootie.

“You know what? When I stand behind you and I put my arms around you, and I put my hands on your breasts, and I put my hands on you (unintelligible) and pull you real close…Hey, I love that too, putting my hands under you.”

The two-term Republican governor later tells Mason: “I love you. I love to talk to you. I do…But baby, lemme tell you what we’re gonna have to do tonight: Start locking the door. If we’re gonna do what we did the other day, we’re gonna have to start locking the door.”

He’s a Baptist deacon in his spare time.

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