September 21, 2012
HAVE YOU NOTICED HOW THEY ALWAYS TRY TO REWRITE THE RULES SO THEY WIN IN ADVANCE? Scandal-plagued Mass. Dem Tries To Take Gambling Questions Off Debate Agenda. “Facing the fight of his political life, scandal-plagued U.S. Rep. John Tierney has moved to block questions about his family’s illegal gambling ring from debates this fall, insisting on ground rules that bar panelists from asking about the controversy. Sponsors of two of the four debates between Tierney and GOP opponent Richard Tisei told the Herald they have agreed to the congressman’s demand that they stick to questions about policy and steer clear of queries on what he knew about his wife and in-laws’ ties to an illegal offshore gambling operation.” Hacks.