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‘Scott Thomas’ - Engaged to TNR Staffer?

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More problems for The New Republic—details at Ace of Spades HQ.

And yes, I’ve also found IP addresses used by TNR in my server logs.

UPDATE at 7/26/07 1:01:23 pm:

I didn’t want to run with this story based on nothing more than a rumor, but on Tuesday “Rugby the Rat” made an appearance at LGF (after a long absence) and posted this:

I’ve heard through the grapevine that at least a few members of TNR’s editorial staff consider the wife of “Scott Thomas” to be a good friend — that’s how the magazine originally made the acquaintance of “Thomas”; that’s how they know that (at the very least) he really is a soldier on active duty in Iraq; and that’s a contributing factor as to why they’re dragging their feet on the investigation.

UPDATE at 7/26/07 1:04:07 pm:

Here’s an article by Elspeth Reeve in 2004, quoting “Scott Beauchamp:” Columbia Missourian - Going for broke.

“Glenn is completely submerged in politics on campus. It is honestly impossible to think about politics at MU without thinking of Glenn,” says Scott Beauchamp, editor-in-chief of Prospectus, a liberal campus news magazine. Beauchamp and Rehn met one year ago while campaigning for Howard Dean.

(Hat tip: Stormy.)

UPDATE at 7/26/07 1:19:58 pm:

The LGF Irony Meter just went off the scale; an article by Elspeth Reeve at The Center for Public Integrity: It’s All Relative.

WASHINGTON, December 20, 2006 — Arkansas’ term limits forced Mike Creekmore out of his job as a Democratic state representative in 2004, but he still has a strong connection to the General Assembly. His wife, Dawn Creekmore — also a Democrat — was elected to serve in his old seat in the next legislative session.

The spring following her election, Mike Creekmore was hired to lobby for a bill on behalf of pharmaceutical services company Caremark Rx. Dawn Creekmore was not on a committee that dealt with the bill, but “it was a little odd” to see her in the statehouse, according to her husband — not that it mattered, though. “She’s a pretty independent thinker,” he said. Mike Creekmore terminated his lobbyist registration after a week, and the bill never made it out of committee.

The Creekmores are just one example of the family ties evident in the legislative and lobbying ranks of the nation’s state capitols. Through its six-month investigation of state legislators-turned-lobbyists, the Center for Public Integrity found not only ex-lawmakers cashing in on legislative experience, but wives, husbands, sons and daughters of sitting legislators as well. …

But concerns go beyond access. A lobbyist’s compensation is dependent on his or her success at persuading legislators. If a lobbyist is married to a legislator, the lobbyist’s compensation benefits both and creates a significant conflict of interest.

(Hat tip: Dianna.)

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