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Saturday, June 22, 2019

Justin Fairfax Considering Running for Governor Because Controversy 'Raised His Public Profile'

What is it with notorious lawmakers wanting to run for higher office? A day after Roy Moore announced he's giving his Senate aspirations another go in Alabama despite the sexual assault allegations against him, Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, fielding a similar scandal, revealed he's "seriously considering" running for governor in 2021.

Two women have come forward to accuse Fairfax of sexual assault. Dr. Vanessa Tyson, a professor at Scripps College, claims that Fairfax took advantage of her in a hotel room at the 2004 Democratic National Convention. Meredith Watson, who was a student at Duke University with Fairfax, said he raped her in 2000. He has denied all of it.

Most people wouldn't see the silver lining of a situation like this, but according to Fairfax, there's no such thing as bad publicity.

“Many people a year ago would not have recognized me, now they really do,” he told the Richmond Times-Dispatch. “People come up to me at gas stations, they say, ‘Hey, we recognize you. We love you. We know what they are saying about you is false?'”



Anonymous said...

Are SOME people over sexed or what? If they are, it should not be the woman's fault like this dude is trying to hide behind. We have enough people in Government positions living off the taxpayer. Can't the state find anyone else for the job? Remember, they don't NEED to be white, caucasian or whatever (that would give us segregation again like Joe Biden's past). In fact, the Biden family (what's left of it) is making plenty of dough from the Chinese. They ceraintly don't need more.

Anonymous said...

Yeah, and controversy raised Adolph Hitler's public profile, too!

Anonymous said...

Virginia SUCKS. How much PROOF do you need??