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Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Ken Cuccinelli, Romney surrogate?


In a conference call with reporters on Monday, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli played a role few would have anticipated him taking a few months ago: beater for the Romney campaign.

It makes sense: Since taking office in 2010, Cuccinelli has made a hobby out of challenging the Obama administration in federal court over health care and EPA regulations. But in this call, his object was the administration’s crony capitalism problem — its loans and grants, largely to failed green energy companies, that featured either Obama campaign bundlers or former staffers on the corporate letterhead.

But still … Cuccinelli going to bat for Romney? It seemed so odd, one reporter asked him about it. In reply, Cuccinelli explained that it’s a two-person choice in November and Romney is the only candidate who will focus on economy. “I don’t have to sacrifice anything to campaign for Romney,” he said.

And campaign he did.

[Continue reading Norman Leahy’s post at Bearing Drift.]

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Norman Leahy blogs at Bearing Drift. The Local Blog Network is a group of bloggers from around the D.C. region who have agreed to make regular contributions to All Opinions Are Local.

By Norman Leahy  |  12:11 PM ET, 07/17/2012

 
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