Tuesday, October 27, 2015

His Spy Got Caught and was Arrested. The Handler Disavowes it as "Silly"

David Vitter calls spying arrest ‘silly’; Sheriff Newell Normand says Vitter would be ‘worst governor in Louisiana history’ 
Louisiana - The bungled political espionage that unfolded hours before Saturday’s election has exposed and perhaps deepened the enmity between U.S. Sen. David Vitter and Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand, fellow Republicans who traded barbs Monday as Vitter turned his attention to the gubernatorial runoff next month.

The animus between the two elected officials traces its roots to a similar split between Vitter and the late Harry Lee, Normand’s combative predecessor. And the relationship appears to have reached a nadir after Normand caught a private investigator hired by Vitter’s campaign secretly recording the sheriff’s regular coffee gathering at the Royal Blend cafe in Old Metairie. more