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Brown-Waite doubts Foley's alcoholic claim



Republican U.S. Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite adds her name to those who don't buy Mark Foley's claim of alcoholism. "

The rehab center "has got to be the most effective rehab center in the whole wide world," she said. "Because in two days, he was able to admit he was abused by a clergyman and he's an alcoholic and he's gay."

Foley has never been an alcoholic, she said. In fact, she used to joke with him about being "a cheap date. ... I have seen Mark take a drink of wine that he nurses all night long," she said. "I never saw him inebriated, never saw him even close, never saw him slur a word." Full story is here.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 12:50pm]


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