Local Newspaper Kind-of Turns Against PA Rep White over Fake IDs

In the curious case of Jesse White, the PA House member who used fake online IDs to smear his own pro-drilling constituents who disagreed with his positions (see How the Mighty Have Fallen: PA Rep White Admits Guilt, Not Sorry), the local newspaper of record in White’s district, the Washington Observer-Reporter, has penned an editorial that has the feeling of (our words) “we really liked Jesse, but his latest tirade has gone too far, so we now have to throw him under the bus, dang it!” They so wanted his tough talk on drilling to be accurate, good and righteous, but now with White’s unapologetic apology, which is to say his admission that (after lying about it) that he did use fake online IDs to attack his pro-drilling constituents, all of his anti-drilling rants are utterly discredited. Dang it.

The Observer-Reporter (O-R) amusingly compares Jesse White to the utterly discredited New York City politician Anthony Weiner, who famously tweeted pictures of his, well, wiener to some online dollies…

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