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‘Court of public opinion’ swings to Bob McDonnell’s favor

Bob McDonnell 11By Lynn R. Mitchell

As the trial of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and wife Maureen goes to the jury, my prayer is that the Governor is cleared of all charges and can try to resume and pick up the pieces of his life including his reputation.

Interestingly, as the weeks have dragged on with this trial, a number of Democratic friends have purposely sought me out to say they don’t think any quid pro quo was proven or that the governor did anything illegal, and they feel badly for him and his family because of all the sordid personal details that have been exposed.

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Day 25 … @BobMcDonnell: Closing arguments to begin

By Lynn R. Mitchell

Day 25 … @BobMcDonnell  #standwithbob  #prayforvictory

Closing arguments set to begin in McDonnells’ trial by Matt Zapotosky, Rosalind S. Helderman, and Mary Pat Flaherty with the Washington Post.

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In the words of Fr. Wayne, the McDonnells’ priest

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Governor McDonnell greeted trick-or-treaters in his office.

By Lynn R. Mitchell

Bob and Maureen McDonnell are on trial. Most of the media have made it a point to present it in the worst light possible. The former governor and first lady have had their private lives splashed across headlines from coast to coast, and some have gloated at the sordid details emerging from the case.

One conservative noted on her Facebook page, “the latest chapter of the soap opera,” and then wrote about the McDonnells living apart. Newspapers have spent time parsing words and publishing opinions, mostly unflattering.
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Day 16 … @BobMcDonnell

By Lynn R. Mitchell

Day 16 … @BobMcDonnell  #standwithbob   #prayforvictory

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By Lynn R. Mitchell

Day 13 … @BobMcDonnell   #standwithbob   #prayforvictory

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