Watch out, Willard, you have a bird hanging off your neck... or are you just happy to see me:
When Willard was governor of Massachusetts, he appointed two of six Parole Board members. All six agreed upon the release of Dominic Cinelli, who shot and killed a police officer during a robbery last month. But will that be enough to sink him?
Republican analyst Rick Wilson agreed, predicting, "You will certainly see people try and use (the Cinelli case) against him." [...]
In 1988, explosive reports about crimes committed by another Massachusetts inmate, Willie Horton, after walking away from a weekend furlough torpedoed former Bay State Gov. Michael Dukakis's Democratic presidential campaign. Horton, now 59, was serving life without parole for the 1974 murder of a Massachusetts teenager when in 1986 he failed to return from a weekend furlough, later raping a Maryland woman after stabbing and torturing her fiance.
Who do the Republicans have left as a viable candidate in 2012? Anyone? Bueller?