Doyle Now: He angrily lashed out at the media for sensationalizing the case. He called Thompson’s conviction “a terrible injustice,” proclaiming her “an innocent woman who was imprisoned for more than four months just for doing her job.” He said she had been used as “a political football.”
Doyle Then: It is clear that Georgia Thompson acted on her own, and that no other state employee was involved,” Doyle said following her conviction. “As
I have stated before, I have zero tolerance for ethical lapses in government. When public servants abuse the public’s trust, they forfeit their rights to continue in the state’s employ.
Doyle and his Democratic posse should be ashamed of themselves. They left a state worker out to dry when she was an inconvenience to a corrupt governor, and now make her a hero because she works to his advantage.
So no, the Democratic blogosphere should not be applauded for staying on message. They should be ashamed for being shockingly hypocritical.