McDonnell, Christie Wonder Why Obama Gets Away with It Staff
Posted: Jan 22, 2014 10:13 AM
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, now facing 14 felony counts on corruption charges, offered up what may be called the "Obama defense" in his response: "If it were applied as the law of the land, then nearly every elected official, from President Obama on down, would have to be charged for providing tangible benefit to donors," he said. It won't fly with a judge, and makes no moral difference. But as an observation, he has a point.