So Joy Padgett is the prohibitive favorite to stand in for the corrupt and disgraced Bob Ney. Joy, as some will remember is the same Joy Padgett that ran what many call the most disgusting type of smear campaign against here opponent Terry Anderson back in 2004. This bitch is the most disgusting example of GOP smear machines. We’re gonna have fun now.

What was the smear? Joy ran smears about Terry being soft on terror and showed a photo of him shaking hands with a Middle Eastern man.

(via Village Voice – ht OH12) Anderson, a former chief Mideast correspondent for the Associated Press, was taken hostage by Hezbollah in Lebanon in 1985 and held until 1991. Following his release, he returned to Lebanon with a CNN crew and searched out his former captors. A photo from that trip is the one now being used by Padgett.

Vile shit. No wonder my good friend Mattie Boy views her as one of his favorite politicians. Birds of a feather.

Here’s the thing they both continue to forget: This is NOT 2004. This shit is not gonna fly this time around. It must be pathetic to think the only way you can win is to cut and run, duck and hide, and bait and switch. Just sad, really.