Saturday, March 04, 2006

What is wrong with this picture?

This picture from the Ft. Collins newspaper The Coloradoan might start a court martial against the soldier that Musgrave is using as a backdrop.

The picture was taken while she was introducing him at the GOP Lincoln Day dinner.

Appearing in uniform at a partisan event is a violation of military regulations, and speaking at one is worse. (With the caveat that if this man is not on active duty, the law may be different.)

Josh Marshall at Talking Points Memo is following the story, and Jeralyn Merritt of TalkLeft tells me she will have a column up at tomorrow and will then cross-post it at TalkLeft.

Update: A second photo that was at the Larimer County GOP website has now been deleted and scrubbed away. I am told it looked like this...


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