Republican Bob McDonnell's graduate thesis haunts him

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    Va. Governor's Race Erupts Over McDonnell's Past Views - washingtonpost.com

    Anita Kumar and Rosalind Helderman
    Washington Post Staff Writers
    Tuesday, September 1, 2009; 1:00 PM
    The Virginia governor's race ignited Monday over Republican Robert F. McDonnell's 20-year-old graduate thesis: Democrats assailed him in e-mail blasts and interviews for what he wrote about working women, homosexuals and "fornicators," and McDonnell tried to explain his views to crucial moderate and female voters.
     
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    considering that the majority of voters are women I think his lead may just suffer for this one.
     
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    But.. but... but...

    I thought we weren't allowed to hold people to the things they said when they were in college...
     
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    He was 34 when he wrote the thesis.
     
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    Oh, my bad...

    But.. but... but...

    I thought we weren't allowed to hold people to the things they said twenty years ago...

    (He was still in college... er graduate school anyway)
     
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    I didn't care about Michelle Obama's thesis and I don't care about this one

    We write stupid stuff when we are young
     
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    Most of the people that know him say he has been sandbagging and really is what he wrote in that thesis.


    The guy was married with children and had been in the military before he got his JD from Regent....that bastion of progressive thought where Pat Robertson hangs out.......
     
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    if your going to write it stick by it, or dont write it in the first place.

    has obama made his thesis available
     
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    Read all the Q and A underneath the article...very interesting.
     
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    Why no, no he hasn't.
     

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