Apparently, some of them really, really suck at it.
A few days ago, I came across a small story of a Republican candidate for Congress who posted a screenshot of his computer, forgetting to close the porn tabs. I had a short laugh at his expense and moved on. I mean, Republicans get up to all sorts of sex-related shenanigans, right? This one was quite mild in comparison, so I figured it was barely worth mentioning. But now, his excuse for browsing porn has come out and, as far as politician excuses go, this one probably takes the cake.
“Curious by nature, I wanted to test the suggestion that somehow, lurking out in the pornographic world there is some evil operator waiting for the one in a gazillion chance that a candidate for federal office would go to that particular website and thereby be infected with a virus that would cause his or her FEC [federal election commission] data file to crash the FECfile application each time that it was loaded on the day of the filing deadline, as well as impact other critical campaign systems.”
Well that’s pathetic.
How stupid do you think your electorate is? How stupid are you to believe that such a ridiculous explanation could fly? Or do you not expect anyone to believe such nonsense?
Mike Webb for Congress everybody. He’s into amateur porn, women with “tight bodies”, and quoting the Bible. Pretty standard, in other words.
Cue to the jokes about “actually if he were a standard Republican he would be into men with tight asses” in 3… 2… 1…