I say ‘primary’ because the likely Republican candidate – Rev. Michel Faulkner – in NY-15 does not, to the best of my knowledge, has a DUI arrest and two rape accusations hanging over him. This would make him different from, say, Adam Clayton Powell IV, who is the likely primary challenger (H/T: Instapundit) to Rep. Charlie Rangel; and before anyone complains, it will readily be conceded that Powell was convicted of a lesser charge on the DUI situation. It will even be readily conceded that the then 41-year old Powell claimed that the two sexual encounters (one of which was with his 19-year old intern) were consensual, and that neither woman (including the one with his 19-year old intern) followed through with pressing rape charges.
Again, I readily concede this. Sure. Adam Powell IV only drives almost drunk and gets permission before he schtupps his barely-legal employees. No worries there, right? Continue reading #rsrh Skeletons in Rangel *primary* challenger’s closet?