As recently as this morning’s national headlines, the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor, Scott Lee Cohen, insisted that he has “no intention of stepping down.” But you will hear an entirely different story on the 10 o’clock news tonight.
Sources tell me the embattled Cohen is looking for an easy way out, a face-saving twist to end the misery he has been in since revelations this week – on the heels of his surprise victory in Tuesday’s primary election – of his alleged wife abuse, extra marital affairs and failure to pay child support. (I could go on, but give the guy a little break. Enough is enough.)
Apparently yielding to pressure – that may have come from as high as the White House – (continued here)