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Conservative Blogger's Attempt To Sandbag Sherrod Brown's Wife Backfires

Who else thinks there's a high chance the "anonymous conservative blogger" here is one of the Breitbart stooges? This sounds like something right up their alley with their brand of ambush "journalism." Sherrod Brown Fundraises Off Conservative
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Who else thinks there's a high chance the "anonymous conservative blogger" here is one of the Breitbart stooges? This sounds like something right up their alley with their brand of ambush "journalism."

Sherrod Brown Fundraises Off Conservative Blogger’s Misfire Against His Wife:

Sen. Sherrod Brown’s (D-OH) campaign is fundraising off an anonymous conservative blogger’s failed attempt to sandbag his wife, Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist and author Connie Schultz.

The freshman senator is fending off a challenge from Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel, who he leads by a 46-41 point margin, according to the TPM PollTracker Average. The gap has recently narrowed.

In an email to supporters titled “Our family scandal” from the Brown campaign, Schultz’s 25-year-old daughter, Caitlin Schultz Gard, recounted the tale of the blogger’s recent email to her mother, who formerly wrote for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, inquiring why she appeared to be hugging the senator in a photo, apparently for a story on reporters getting too close to the politicians they cover.

Connie Schultz’s response to the blogger, who she preferred not to name when contacted by TPM: “I am surprised you did not find a photo of me kissing U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown so hard he passes out from lack of oxygen. He’s really cute. He’s also my husband. You know that, right?” Read on...

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