Controversial political operative Roger Stone continues to add notches his belt, his bedpost, whatever you want to call it. Here's one read on the fall of dirty-toilet pollster Mark Penn, who cashiered himself from the Hillary Clinton campaign this weekend:
Infamous Republican hit man Roger Stone was directly involved in the downfall of Clinton campaign chief strategist Mark Penn. Information printed by conservative columnist Robert Novak last Saturday that Penn's company—Burson Marsteller—was kiting $3 million worth of polling bills in possible violation of the federal campaign finance laws, was supplied by Stone….Stone was also the person who leaked word of Penn's contract last week with the Colombian government to help strategize for a free trade agreement (note: which Hillary Clinton opposes). While Penn stepped down from the post of chief strategist over the weekend, he clearly remains involved in Clinton's inner circle.
Last month Stone was credited by national media sources as the person who tipped off the feds to now-resigned NY Governor Eliot Spitzer's involvement with a high-priced prostitution ring…
Last November 28, Stone sat down with reason.tv and talked about Eliot Spitzer, the presidential race, and "Dirty Tricks and the Grand Tradition of American Politics." Click below to watch: