Rep. Barney Frank Present at Marijuana Bust

Fox News Boston reports Rep. Barney Frank was present at the home of James Ready, his long-time companion, when it was raided for marijuana. Rep. Frank did not live at the house:

According to a police report, police charged Ready with marijuana possession, cultivation and use of drug paraphernalia in August of 2007. Ready admitted to civil possession and paid a fine. The remaining charges were dismissed in 2008. Sources tell FOX25 that when Frank was questioned he told police that he did not live in the house and that he only smoked cigars.

Here's Barney, in his own words, explaining. [More...]

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    This seems stale......... what am I missing? (5.00 / 1) (#1)
    by FUMRBush on Sat Nov 07, 2009 at 12:47:11 PM EST

    He witnessed this two years ago?  why is it news today?

    Thats impressive for a news channel (none / 0) (#5)
    by FUMRBush on Sun Nov 08, 2009 at 01:15:55 AM EST
    "Fox News and NewsCorp have poisoned the political atmosphere to the extent that any ability to commence and sustain a public dialogue about nearly any contemporary issue - save for the nonsensical, the foolhardy and the profane - is being precluded."

    I'll have to go buy me one and do the same thing....


    Did the Grand Imperial Lizard order another hit? (5.00 / 1) (#3)
    by Ellie on Sat Nov 07, 2009 at 01:36:11 PM EST
    Since nut-wingers don't pay much attention to stuff like actual news, what year it is and -- oh, I dunno -- plain facts, this smacks of routine groundwork for the next takedown by the gang at Slitherin House.

    What's in Barney's political future that would conjure a big hissy fit? Whatever it is, the lizard brain probably wants to be sure he's thoroughly pre-hissified.

    wasn't it news in 2007? (none / 0) (#2)
    by diogenes on Sat Nov 07, 2009 at 01:09:23 PM EST
    Didn't Keith Olberman and the NY Times report on this two years ago, after all?